Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 3 in Manhattan Beach, California

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team

even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day

coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Engineer. This position will be with our Technology Services sector located in Manhattan Beach. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground Subsystems Support Contract (GSSC) Minuteman Operational Targeting Program (MOTP). This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support software development and testing for the Air Force ICBMs

  • Perform requirements analysis, design, develop, and integration of software programs

  • Generate test documents and prepare test reports

  • Verify requirements through modeling and simulation, test data processing, and performance analysis

  • Support all phases of the software lifecycle

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, or Physics

  • 2+ years of related work experience with Bachelor’s degree, (5+ years for level 3). Master’s Degree with 0 years related work experience (3+ years for level 3)

  • Have experience in flight control, guidance and navigation

  • Experience programming in C, C++, C#, Matlab and or FORTRAN.

  • U.S. citizenship with ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or level 3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess an active DoD Interim Secret Clearance or above

  • Work experience in ICBM flight dynamics, targeting, orbital mechanics, reentry dynamics

  • Working knowledge of 6-Degrees of Freedom Trajectory Simulations

  • Good interpersonal skills working in a team environment and with customer

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.