Engineer Systems Level 2 or 3Rocket Center, WV

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.

The Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer seeking to join our team will focus on Requirements Management, Reliability Analysis and Systems Safety Analysis based out of Rocket Center, WV. As a Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

Specific responsibilities include:

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, reliability and system safety analysis of rocket motor propulsion systems. Analyses are performed at the sub-system product level to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. A Systems Engineer in this business area is responsible for working with a broad customer base to identify unique requirements, flow the requirements into design documentation, and work with a diverse design team to support the build and test of propulsion systems.

Expected duties include:

  • Presenting to customers on the capabilities of current products, performance analyses, design information, and requirements verification methods.

  • Generating, reviewing, and managing multiple requirements sets that cover all aspects of both performance and nonperformance including mechanical interfaces, electrical interfaces, data requirements, environmental requirements, reliability, and systems safety.

  • Awareness and responsiveness to contract milestones and deliverables.

  • Working with a team of subsystem engineers and subject matter experts to ensure the designs are sufficient to meet the system requirements.

  • Working with integration and test engineers to ensure all requirements are verified through inspection, analysis, demonstration, or test often by providing test and data reduction inputs.

  • Collaborate on providing direction to ensure production tests and troubleshooting tests are executed correctly and resulting data conforms to requirements.

  • Develop simulation models for propulsion systems.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications for a level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline with 2 years of relevant experience; Master's degree in STEM related discipline with 0 years of relevant experience

  • Strong requirements development and management skills using DOORS (or equivalent software)

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate to team members, customers, and suppliers

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance; U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline with 5 years of relevant experience; Master's degree in STEM related discipline with 3 years of relevant experience; or a PhD

  • Strong requirements development and management skills using DOORS (or equivalent software)

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate to team members, customers, and suppliers

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance; U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with propulsion systems

  • Familiarity with programs or projects in a production phase

  • Experience managing system requirements and requirements verification

  • Strong requirement development and management skills using DOORS

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience with tools like CAMEO

  • Familiarity with reliability analysis

  • Familiarity with systems safety analysis

Position will support the systems engineering needs of programs at ABL. This position will grow the requirements management functions of development work done at ABL. Additionally, the position will provide resources to do reliability and system safety functions that are currently being outsourced.

Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

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