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Northrop Grumman Sr. Systems Engineer* in Merrifield, Virginia

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

We are seeking a Systems Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is supporting the USPS ETS contract in Merrifield VA. This position will work in the USPS Delivery & Retail Mobile Technology team to provide support using the Mobile Delivery Device / Intelligent Mail Device (MDD/IMD) scanners, Optical Scanner Workstations (OSW), Internet tracking screens, Product Tracking System Web Applications, PTS reports, the Call Center Agent screens or Integrated Voice Response (IVR) system, RIMS as appropriate. Shall produce detailed documentation regarding test results according to standards provided by USPS.

Position Responsibilities and Duties include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for overseeing the systems development life cycle (SDLC) process including business needs analysis, requirement gathering, information system architecture, design, integration, implementation, QA, deployment, and production maintenance.

  • Create and maintain project plans and schedules, set milestones, assign resources, and identify/mitigate risks to ensure successful execution.

  • Oversee activities of vendors providing hardware and software solutions related to the project.

  • Coordinate major releases with local and remote deployment support teams, as well as briefing customer group representatives on new features and changes.

  • Interface with customer groups to understand business needs and drive effective requirements gathering.

  • Manage iterations of design, implementation, and deployment efforts. Keep customers engaged to ensure that the final work product meets customer expectations.

  • Review proposed new features and connectivity to provide feedback on feasibility and potential impact

  • Responsible for synthesizing customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.

  • Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.

  • Coordinates integrated testing activities.

  • Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program.

  • Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.

  • Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures.

  • Conducts software inspection, testing, verification and validation.

  • Implements software development and maintenance processes and methods.

  • Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards.

  • Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives.

  • Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contract.

  • Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements.

  • Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies.

  • Performs or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability.


Basic Qualifications:

  • MUST have a Bachelor's degree with 10 years' experience or Master's with 6 or more years' experience

  • Experience with requirements analyzing and developing software requirements; software testing and experience in quality assurance in a software development environment

  • Must be proficient with SQL/Oracle SQL Developer

  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance - US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), and must not have traveled outside the US for a combined total of 6 months or more in last 5 years.

  • Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior USPS experience and/or clearance.

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.

Job Category : Engineering