Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 4 in Cincinnati, Ohio

Systems Engineer 4

Requisition ID: 18007027

Location(s): United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Join Northrop Grumman – Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron we are designing systems that science fiction writers describe – they are just that cool!

Remember when you were eager about getting to work because of the excitement of the challenge, the importance of the solution, and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place! As a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation located in Cincinnati Ohio , Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business parent. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with team members at all levels. If you’re the type of person that likes to see a product through the full development lifecycle from concept to deployment, this is the place for you.

We are seeking cleared or clearable Systems Engineers for a critical role in our Systems Engineering Group as key contributors to the successful completion of projects. Professionals who want to solve the puzzles that make a difference to our nation’s security.

This position requires significant experience in one or more of the following:

  • Modeling and simulation

  • Requirements derivation & flow down

  • Leading system and/or subsystem design

  • System integration testing

  • Verification and Validation

Typical teams are 5-10 people and require our engineers to have diverse skillsets that apply to the entire lifecycle of a program. This position allows the candidate to have direct contact with our end customers and end operators of our products that allows for pragmatic and early feedback from the user community during the design process. Preferred technical background includes experience with design improvements, especially in relationship to reliability, maintainability, and supportability.

Examples of programs and products executed at Xetron include:

· Unique waveform communication products.

· Extremely low power unattended sensors (i.e. low SWaP).

· Counter-Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) devices.

· Innovative Digital Signal Processing (DSP) solutions.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years’ engineering experience with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline OR 7 years’ engineering experience with Masters in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline OR 4 years’ engineering experience with PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline

  • This position requires significant experience in one or more of the following:

  • Modeling and simulation

  • Requirements derivation & flow down

  • Leading system and/or subsystem design

  • System integration testing

  • Verification and Validation

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Master’s / PhD in relevant field

  • MATLAB knowledge and/or experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply varied technologies.

  • Ability to perform as liaison to the customer for all engineering efforts.

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment.

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work nine-hour days Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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.

Title: Systems Engineer 4

Location: Ohio-Cincinnati

Requisition ID: 18007027