Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 4/PARCS Lead Senior Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Engineer Systems 4/PARCS Lead Senior Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 18004908

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a position on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program as the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) Lead Systems Engineer (SE).

The PARCS Lead SE will support the SMORS program Chief Engineer and be responsible for all technical oversight and direction across the PARCS weapon system orders for sustainment and modifications. Responsibilities include oversight and management of the weapon system technical baseline, technology solutions, designs and implementations, weapon system engineering and performance models in support of Model Based SE (MBSE), system lifecycle considerations, and in-flight (current ongoing) designs and implementations.

The PARCS Lead SE responsibility also includes the role of key technical liaison for the weapon system to all stakeholders, providing insight across engineering.The Lead SE must communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches, findings, and direction. The Lead SE will conduct a weekly Joint Technical Working Group (JTWG) to address weapon system technical issues, such as system and mission technical performance measures, metric trends and analyses, engineering and technical assists, and Emergency and Urgent Depot Level Maintenance actions (EDLM/UDLMs).

The Lead SE will be expected to have a comprehensive understanding of the PARCS weapon system and must have a working knowledge of ground based phased array radar sensors. The Lead SE must also be able to demonstrate an ability for problem resolution and improvement recommendations with strong time management skills. Experience in an MBSE program is preferred but not mandatory.

Ability to travel on occasion to Northrop Grumman and customer locations is required.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s in STEM discipline and 9 years of Systems Engineering experience or Master's degree in STEM and 7 years of System Engineering experience

  • DoD Secret clearance that is or has been active within the last two years

  Preferred Qualifications:

  • BMEWS/PAVE PAWS systems level comprehensive experience in performance analysis, design, simulation, and requirements verification and validation

  • Experience with model-based systems engineering

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.

Title: Engineer Systems 4/PARCS Lead Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Colorado-Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 18004908