Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer 3 in San Diego, California
Are you a motivated self-starter who is interested in strong growth potential in a technically challenging environment?
Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation's business focus area on Communications, we are the equipment providers. Our expertise extends from designing and developing Software defined Radios, to integrating COTS equipment to achieve the optimal solution for our customers.
Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector isseeking a Systems Engineer Level 3 to join our qualified, diverse engineering team. The successful candidate will have Systems Engineering and Systems thinking experience, formal engineering education in an element of RF communications (digital, analog, RF or network), and experience with COTS laboratory Test Equipment.
What You'll Get to Do:
Application of systems engineering processes to develop systems that meet customer requirements
Execution of trade studies to select from among multiple potential solutions
Perform Systems Requirements analysis
Requirements database development, management, maintenance experience (e.g. DOORS, Requisite Pro)
Management of requirements, include decomposition, allocation, verification, and validation
System modeling and simulation
Architecture, CONOPS, and use case development using model-based systems engineering methodologies
Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, and test.
Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
The selected applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Engineering organization, in matrix with the Communications Business Unit, where our team of communications systems experts is developing next-generation radios and networks for our armed forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm's way.
The Communications business unit of the Airborne C4ISR Systems division of Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is located on multiple campuses in San Diego, California.
Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a traditional STEM discipline from an accredited institution and 5 years of related experience. Masters of Science with 3+ years of related experience
Experience writing software or system requirements for sensors, ground systems, mission planning, avionics or related systems
Experience with requirements database development, management, maintenance experience (e.g. DOORS, Requisite Pro), Trade Studies analysis/development
Experience with MS Windows applications and proficient in the use of MS Office software.
Able to function in multi-disciplinary team-oriented environment and rapidly adapt to changing work priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with one element of modern RF communications (RF, Digital, Analog or Network)
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Current, Active DoD Clearance
Experience in systems engineering, and the SE V model
Information Assurance (IA) experience, EG, CISSP certification
Experience in agile systems engineering
Proficiency with IBM Rational DOORS or similar requirements management tool
Proficiency with MATLAB or SIMULINK
Proficiency in system modeling tools (i.e. CORE, Rhapsody, PTC Integrity Modeler, Cameo)
Knowledge of SysML, UML, and UPDM
Experience conducting structured trade studies
Integration & test experience
Business development/proposal background
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
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.