Staff Core Systems EngineerLinthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As an integral part of our Core Systems Engineering Team you will be a mentor to a program that is transforming concepts into real systems and working across disciplines on a fast-paced development effort while balancing new and traditional implementations of Systems thinking.

This position requires up to 100% on-site work in the Linthicum/Baltimore, Maryland campus and the ability to pass an enhanced security review.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support planning, execution, and completion of major system reviews (e.g., SRR, SFR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR, TRR, Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs), Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs), etc.)

  • Ensure system technical compliance with the program Statement of Work (SOW) and system requirements

  • Drive vertical and horizontal technical integration throughout the product teams and program verification and validation efforts

  • Work with the SEIT Lead to oversee system configuration management of the System Technical Baseline

  • Interface with the customer for the System Technical Baseline Management

  • Work with specialty engineering to ensure that the full set of mission needs are addressed

  • Manage risk and opportunity and the production of core systems engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule

  • Support the transition of the system to the operations, maintenance, and sustainment stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 14 years of experience, a master's degree with 12 years of experience or a PhD with 9 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics or related technical major; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Active DoD Secret Security clearance required and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) access prior to start.

  • Knowledge of system engineering design methods, including requirements analysis and flow-down, specification derivation and interface control documentation

  • Previous participation in major Systems reviews, including SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR, etc.

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering

  • Experience working through the Systems Engineering process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics or related technical major.

  • Active DoD Top Secret Security Clearance or higher, SAP access, and/or SCI eligibility

  • Technical expertise in airborne sensor systems

  • Understanding of DoD systems engineering requirements

  • Experience effectively communicating and presenting complex technical concepts to project, program, and company management, other technical managers, and customers.

This position is contingent upon the successful transfer of an active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $157,500 - $236,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.