Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 4 in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking an Engineer Systems 4 to work in Redondo Beach, California.

This Engineer Systems 4 will be responsible for the analyses that are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. The ideal candidate ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. This individual performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Essential Functions

  • Performs technical planning

  • System integration

  • Verification and validation

  • Cost and risk analysis

  • Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and9 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and7 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment

  • Sound understanding of EM Theory and Radar Cross Section (RCS)reduction

  • Understanding of materials science to enhance the design of paints, coatings and sealants to improve durability, to achieve specific material properties and characteristics.

  • Perform testing and documentation to verify and certify material behavior.

  • Able to prepare and analyze data and figures.

  • Ability to apply and/or develop technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.

  • Able to work in both external and internal environmental conditions. Ability to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel).

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

  • Have a sound understanding of EM Theory and Radar Cross Section (RCS)reduction

  • Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters' Degree in Chemical or Material Science Engineering

  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems.Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

  • Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.