Northrop Grumman Hardware Engineer 2/3 in Boulder, Colorado

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The Hardware Engineering Excellence team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Hardware Engineer 2/3 based out of Boulder, CO .

The qualified applicant will become part of the transforming Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Survivable Endurable Evolution (S2E2) hardware team. This position is for a multi-disciplined engineer who will provide technical solutions to difficult hardware problems, to include assisting in project coordination, on-site installations, and engineering records updates. The right applicant should be able to lead the technical work, design hardware architectures, manage cost accounts (CAM), and support proposals for hardware and system administration.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing input to and reviewing system architecture, designing mobile and ground station environments to include: computing, storage, networking, audio video, and infrastructure components, leading and participating in peer reviews of engineering products and artifacts, coordinating the hardware specific design with other disciplines to ensure successful system integration.

  • Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Troubleshoot technical problems and issues and determine technical solution in accordance with product and customer expectations.

  • Apply business principles and practices to assist in the planning/coordination of the overall design and subsequent implementation of the design as well as monitoring the procurement, installation and configuration of the designed hardware system into operational elements and segments.

  • Provide support to program management, design team, other hardware engineers.

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that 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 package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

o Education Assistance

o Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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This position may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

This position may be filled as either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

*2 years ofrelated experience with a Bachelor's degree or0 years with a Master's degree.

  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • Ability to obtain a Passport.

  • Must have prior experience troubleshooting technical problems and issues developing solutions.

  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time.

  • Must be capable of performing hardware integration with minimal supervision.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

  • 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years with a Master's degree; 0 years with a PhD

  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • Ability to obtain a Passport.

  • Must have prior experience troubleshooting technical problems and issues developing solutions.

  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time.

  • Must be capable of performing hardware integration with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

  • Experience in leadership, leading teams, and providing technical guidance to other engineers.

  • Position prefers a candidate with a current TS/SCI Clearance.

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