Staff Systems EngineerLinthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As an integral part of our Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) team in Linthicum, MD, you will support the SEIT lead and embedded product Systems Engineering leads across the system lifecycle.

This will be an on-site position located in Linthicum, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in system engineering functions such as: CONOPS development, system architecture, subsystem design/analysis, creation and maintenance of system/subsystem requirements and interface requirements / definition documentation, timing and sizing, design reviews, system integration, test and/or verification

  • Participate in the Technical Review Board (TRB) and Change Control Board (CCB) and process.

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Analyze all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 14 years of experience, a Master's degree with 12 years of experience or a Ph.D. with 9 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • The ability to obtain/maintain an Active DoD secret clearance and Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start is required.

  • Experience with requirements derivation and management using DOORS or Cameo including creation and management of custom views and attributes

  • Experience defining test approaches to support requirements verification and validation.

  • Experience with data analysis and signal processing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics or related technical fields.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

  • Experience with descriptive modeling, developing system and/or component level behavioral models

  • Experience with C/C++ or Python or MATLAB

  • INCOSE Certification

  • Multiple domain experience across the electromagnetic spectrum (e.g., radar and electronic warfare)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of earned value management

  • Work experience and/or exposure to manufacturing

  • Work experience and/or exposure to Supply Chain Management (Subcontractors)

This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain or maintain an active DoD Secret clearance with Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $157,500 - $236,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.