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Northrop Grumman Principal Mission Ground Systems Engineering Planning Subsystem Lead in Linthicum, Maryland



Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

This position is for a mission-ground-solution systems-engineering planning subsystem lead with the industry leading provider of end to end space and launch systems and capabilities serving national security, civil and commercial customers.

The program is looking for an innovative and dynamic systems engineer to lead the development of cutting edge solutions as part of our mission ground software systems engineering team. You'll join a larger fast-paced space-mission systems engineering integration and test (SEIT) agile development effort with a focus on system engineering of mission ground software.

In this position you will:

  • Serve as the lead technical and program expert for the spacecraft mission planning subsystem software

  • Decompose and interpret customer's statement of work

  • Define and manage schedule of activities required to meet program milestones

  • Define and maintain the spacecraft mission planning subsystem software technical baseline

  • Manage mission ground risks

  • Perform to the program plan using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFeĀ®) principles

  • Review and evaluate compliance documents (e.g. specifications, standards, interface compliance documents)

  • Establish functional and technical specifications for spacecraft mission planning subsystem software

  • Assure integration of spacecraft mission planning subsystem software with other mission ground software subsystems

  • Contribute to the development of SysML models to define system behaviors, drive interface design, and manage the mission ground software architecture baseline

  • Assure mission ground software requirements are verifiable and appropriately allocated

  • Contribute to the development of Operations Concepts

  • Work toward a DevSecOps mission ground software development roadmap that assures verification, validation, deployment, and maintenance success.

  • Plan for the development of mission ground software documentation (e.g. user guides, interface definition documents, version description documents)

  • Plan for compliance with cybersecurity requirements

  • Collaborate with a team of geographically remote subject matter experts

  • Represent the mission ground software planning subsystem team in program and technical reviews with our customer

  • Own the performance and execution of the systems engineering of the spacecraft mission planning subsystem software

Job Category : Engineering