Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 5 in Huntsville, Alabama

Northrop Grumman is seeking Systems Engineers Level 5 candidates for the Central Region Engineering Sector located in Huntsville, AL. We want individuals who are creative and think-out-of-the-box to perform end-to-end analysis of mission segments within the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) mission area and to expand concepts and capabilities for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS)

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a leading global provider, manufacturer and integrator of advanced, secure and agile software-defined systems and solutions. We pioneer technology that saves lives and keeps our nation safe. Systems Engineer opportunities are available in three separate disciplines within System Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT).


Conduct performance analyses of advanced and emergent BMDS capabilities and threats using MATLAB based modeling and simulation tools to support system engineering products for development of system and sub-system

performance requirements.

Perform development, updates, and benchmarking/anchoring of BMDS M&S tools to support system analysis tasks.

Work with subject matter experts to analyze and formulate performance and functional requirements for system-of system level requirements specifications.

Work in a cross-discipline product team and routinely interface with National Team group leads, senior management, and government personnel responsible for executing analysis tasks.

Document analysis results in reports and briefings for critique and review by the National Team and other Missile Defense Agency (MDA) representatives representing sensors, and weapons.

Lead analysis teams of 5-8 multi-discipline engineers for short duration modeling events.


Basic Qualifications:

BQs for a System Safety Engineer 4 are 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

DOD Secret clearance

Demonstrated experience in one or more systems safety engineering job function as described above.

Develop analysis products in support of the Safety Assessment Report (SAR) including a Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA).

Analyze requirements at all levels within the system to identify or create safety critical requirements, and assign appropriate criticality index and level of rigor to SW requirements.

Ability to generate MIL-STD-882 type analyses

Documenting hazard analysis and test results in a Hazard Tracking System

Developing test cases to satisfy safety requirements

Reviewing hardware engineering drawings for safety

Documenting hazardous materials as part of a hazmat program

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Missile Defense experience

Experience reviewing code for application of safety best coding practices

Experience performing functions such as installing, repairing, inspecting, overhauling, adjusting, aligning, rigging, and calibrating military structures, systems, and components preferred.

Experience with the following: Mil-Std 882 System Safety; Mil-Std 1432 Human Factors; Mil Hdbk 454 General Guideline for Electronic Equipment; OSHA Health Standard; MIL STD 1808; AMCOM Policy 385-17.

5+ years using model-based approaches and tools with experience in UML and DoDAF.

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