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Senior Lead Space Payload Systems Engineer (Staff) - Northrop Grumman

Posted on 27/04/23 11:31 by Aviation Works
location United States of America (USA), North America
time Full Time
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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.

The Payload and Ground Systems Division within Northrop Grumman Space Systems is a strategic partner specializing in delivering intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions for classified and unclassified missions in space.  Headquartered in Linthicum, Maryland, PGS RSP has offices, manufacturing, and world-class assembly, integration, and test facilities.  We do it all here, on-site, from sensors to payloads to full up spacecraft, supporting Class A to Class D missions.  Our key capabilities include Active RF, Passive RF, and Electro-Optical payloads, space solar power, cross domain missions, and space resilience payloads & solutions.

This position is for a Staff Systems Engineer to join our Remote Sensing Programs Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (RSP SEIT) team.  As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to support efforts on both concept and product development to deliver key solutions to our customers. We cover a wide variety expertise within the systems engineering domain. This includes mission engineering, requirements, architecture, modeling and simulation, integration and test, verification and validation, and many more!

The position will be responsible for supporting and leading systems engineering tasks for space subsystems, payloads and/or vehicles. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Requirements analysis, derivation, and management
  • Mission Engineering, modeling, and analysis
  • Architecture and CONOPs development
  • Systems modeling and simulation
  • Functional analysis
  • Timeline analysis
  • Trade studies
  • Technical planning
  • Cost and risk analysis
  • Interface definition
  • System design
  • System integration and test
  • Verification and Validation planning and execution
  • Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
  • Some tools you could expect to use are: DOORS, STK, Cameo, Rhapsody, MATLAB, python

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in STEM with 14 years relevant experience; 12 years with MS Degree; or PhD Degree with 9 years of exp
  • Active TS or SCI clearance or ability to obtain TS clearance
  • Systems engineering experience (i.e. requirements, mission engineering, architecture, modeling and simulation, integration and test, verification and validation)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Space experience
  • Sensor/payload experience:
  • Antennas
  • Radar
  • EO/IR
  • Communications
  • Processing, specifically On-Board Processing
  • Space vehicle experience
  • Space ground systems architecture and design experience
  • Mission engineering, modeling and simulation
  • Space Mission CONOPS
  • Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T)

Salary Range: $153,600 USD - $230,400 USD

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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