Requirements & Verification Lead Redondo Beach, 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

The Space Systems Engineering and Integration Organization in SSSD is looking for a Requirements & Verification Lead, and this role will be in Space Park. The successful candidate will lead the SE R&V team, reporting to the MSE IPT lead. Scope will include requirement and verification ownership, including analysis, definition, and flow down of system requirements, thread ownership and verification planning. This role will be in support of ongoing contract and funding and will grow to support an RFP in 2023 with program execution to follow. This role will also support cost and schedule activities for ROMs and proposals for R&V.

The R&V Lead will be the focal point for requirements and verification, and responsibilities will include the following:

-System and Subsystem Requirement Decomposition

-Thread Ownership for System Level Requirements

-Verification Planning and VCRM Development

-Requirement Shaping for Demonstration Mission

-Cost Reduction Trades and Activities

-DOORS Administration and Management

-Flight Software Requirements Ownership

-Generation and tracking of Technical Performance Measures (TPMs)

-Open requirement issues (TBX) tracking and resolution

-Configuration Management

-Application of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 14+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 12+ years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9+ years of engineering experience

-Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, a Dept. of Defense Top Secret level clearance.

  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain & maintain SAP access.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Master's Degree in Engineering

-Experience working on spacecraft systems

-Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements

-Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model based system engineering

-Experience in subsystem, payload, or system integration

-Experience using DOORS, Cameo

-Strong people skills

-Excellent communication skills (upward and downward)

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

-Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


-Educational Assistance

-Life Insurance

-Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

-Paid Time Off

-Health & Wellness Resources

-Employee Discounts

-Flexible Schedules: For example, the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.

Salary Range: $161,000 - $241,400

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.

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.