SEIT Lead - Staff Engineer Systems Annapolis, MD

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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.

The Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test & Logistics (SEIT&L) Department at Northrop Grumman Oceanic is seeking a Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Lead. This position is located on site in Annapolis MD.

What You'll get to Do:

In this position you will support complex, dynamic, maritime programs of national strategic importance. This opportunity will allow you to contribute to the development of state-of-the-art oceanic systems, providing exposure to a wide range of advanced technologies, including autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), acoustic and non-acoustic sensors, sensor processing, navigation, platform integration, subsea and maritime surface communication technologies, advanced algorithms, and more.

Successful candidates will perform the following job functions in a team environment:

  • Lead multi-disciplined engineering teams from business capture through system design and then integration and test of highly complex technical systems

  • Program scheduling and Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Perform Risk Management and metric collection and reporting

  • Prepare SEIT deliverables

  • Manage systems engineering related staffing needs / requests

  • Develop content, bring together associate contractor material, and present for reviews (including Systems Requirement Review (SRR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), etc.

  • Provide oversight and direction to the SEIT team performing the following functions: Requirements Development & Management (using DOORS), Interface Development & Management, Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Development & Management, verification planning, integration & test prep and execution, and qualification closure

All job functions will include close teamwork across functional disciplines and integrated product teams.

Though not required, experience with Navy customers and underwater/naval systems such as torpedoes, towed vehicles, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), SONAR/sensor systems, underwater mechanical structures and cabling, submarine payloads, anti-submarine warfare, seabed warfare, and/or Navy tactics is desired.

This position is contingent upon clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM Field with 14 years of relevant experience, A Master's degree with 12 years of experience or a PhD with 9 years of experience

  • Demonstrated experience in roles of increasing responsibility in systems engineering

  • Previous design, integration, and testing experience on a deliverable system

  • Demonstrated experience in developing/maintaining customer & vendor intimacy

  • An Current/Active Top Secret clearance with willingness to be submitted for an SCI, and to sit for a CI polygraph examination

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading technical teams

  • Advanced degree in a STEM related field.

  • Experience with design development for the maritime domain such as torpedo's, towed vehicles, UUVs, ROVs, SONAR/sensor systems, underwater mechanical structures and cabling, or submarine payloads

  • Experience with Navy operations such as anti-submarine warfare and/or seabed warfare.

  • Experience in development and earned value management of cost accounts and schedules as related to Systems Engineering tasks

  • Understanding of the application and development of functional and physical architectures, interfaces, and requirements in large systems, using DODAF/SysML/UML and requirements management tools such as DOORS.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Our diverse and passionate engineering team encourages collaboration and is committed to personal and technical growth. We are distinguished by our welcoming, dependable workplace culture that supports work-life balance, innovation, and STEM outreach; all of which have made our campus a great place to work for more than 50 years.

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $153,600 - $230,400

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.

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.