Systems Engineer - AARGM-ER Production Systems Engineering Support *Active Clearance* Northridge, CA

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.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Systems Engineer - AARGM-ER Production to support the Production Team for the AARGM-ER programs to work with our talented Advanced Weapons team in Northridge, CA .

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

The selected candidate will be required to work full-time, on-site in Northridge, CA. No remote/telework arrangement is available for this position.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working within the production environment, working closely with RF engineering teams and vendors, supporting the production efforts as part of the Systems Engineering team for the AARGM-ER program and will work closely with various engineering functions for developing projects that attribute to yield improvement, such as failure investigation analysis, automation projects.

In this role, the selected candidate will (but not be limited to):

  • Provide systems engineering support as part of a troubleshooting teams with systems engineering expertise in multiple areas preferred (RF, Electrical, and/or Mechanical Engineering)

  • Support Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations

  • Create, update, and maintain Matlab data analysis programs for production and performance testing evaluation

  • Support Failure Trend Analysis.

  • Provide data mining for both failure database (TipQA) and ATP data variability analysis.

  • Interface with inter-organizational management and external Customer to communicate technical briefing and project status.

  • Support Program Management activities to ensure cost and schedule objectives are met

  • Support the management of critical subcontractors for developing, testing and delivery of quality products that meet the requirements

  • Support various technical meetings, such as Material Review Boards (MRB), Change Control Board (CCB), Engineering Review Board (ERB), to understand the latest configuration(s) of the system/subsystem integration and designs and assess impact

  • Collaborate cross-functionally/IPTs and production team to document manufacturing/test requirements and constraints for missile production

  • Generate manufacturing documentation, e.g., Acceptance Test Plans, Acceptance Test Procedures, Assembly Instructions, based on system/subsystem designs

  • Support updates to Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Interface Change Notices (ICNs), technical manuals, technical specifications, and system/subsystem documentation for the customer/end user

  • Coordinate engineering activities during system integration, test phases, and production

  • Review and evaluate test requirements to ensure completeness of test program

  • Generate Engineering Change Proposals

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in an engineering or physics discipline with a minimum of 2 years of related experience

  • Active DoD security clearance

  • Proven experience in communicating and collaborating across different technical disciplines

  • Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating (written and oral) within all levels of the company to include Program Management and Technical Staff

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

  • Ability to follow test and manufacturing procedures

  • Familiarity with product structure and document hierarchy

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in an integrated product team (IPT) environment while ensuring the best decisions are made for the program

  • Must be willing and able to work on-site in Northridge, CA on a full-time basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Missile/Weapon development/sustainment programs

  • Experience with systems engineering tools such as IBM Rationale DOORS, Cameo, Rhapsody

  • Experience in configuration management process using a product lifecycle management tool, e.g., Teamcenter, Windchill, StarTeam

  • Experience in Matlab or Python experience

  • Experience working in a production environment

  • Experience with design in an aerospace environment

  • Experience working with RF or Electronics sensor systems

  • Experience with military in aircraft weapons release systems or weapon systems

  • Familiarity with RCCA process

  • Prior experience working in an AS9100 environment

*Living in Northridge offers a perfect combination of urban living with the beauty of nature. It is a short drive away from downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, or the rest of the San Fernando Valley.

Take advantage of your flexible work schedule to enjoy shopping at the local Northridge Fashion Center or spend time at the local Recreation Center as well as easy access to nearby protected natural areas such as the Chatsworth Reservoir, the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lake Balboa or within driving distance, spend a day at the beach. With Cal State Northridge right in the heart of town, the area has an active college-town energy combined with family-friendly suburban charm. The stunning southern California climate makes for year-round easy living. With an average of 284 sunny days during the year , it is safe to say you'll have plenty of time to enjoy your outdoor activities to the fullest.


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Salary Range: $85,000 - $127,400

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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