Staff Systems Engineer Architect

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Nov 28, 2021
Ref
226004626
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10014220Category: EngineeringLocation: Baltimore - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 2At 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 Mission Systems is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer Architect with outstanding leadership skills and hands-on experience in development of sensor payloads and complete mission solutions. The Systems Architect will utilize their deep background in RADAR, Electronic Warfare (EW), or Electro-Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) technologies to help develop architectures for future multi-function sensors, and upgrades to current systems. The Systems Architect will join the Systems Architectures group, which provides full life cycle mission systems engineering to captures and programs. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.This Systems Architect will be responsible for:Ensuring the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.Performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, capability simulations, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware, software, firmware, and integration and test specifications.Interfacing with multiple disciplines, including customers, internal executive management, program management, hardware, software, system engineering, procurement, suppliers, and manufacturing. In addition, the applicant must be able to lead, and report progress for requirements documentation, technical risk management, key system performance parameters, and lessons learned.The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills and will have an excellent track record as an effective communicator and problem solver, who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals.Role responsibilities include:Performing key systems engineering elements to meet a given program's requirementsDesigning and developing sensor system architecturesDefining key capabilities and performance requirementsPerforming functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specificationsPerforming system performance modelingProviding physics level and mission level modeling subject matter expertiseDeveloping thorough definition of system interfacesGuiding system implementation approaches for operational conceptsEnsuring the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraintsDeveloping modifications to existing products to meet unique customer needs, and supporting / leading the development of next-generation products within a market segmentLeading / overseeing technical work products developed by the larger engineering team, supporting design reviews and integration and test activities as neededSupporting capture activities, including RFI/RFP preparation, customer presentations and live demonstrations, and competitor analysisMaintaining knowledge of current and developing technologies and developing strategies for their insertion into both legacy and next-generation sensorsResponsibility for close customer cooperation to ensure that requirements meet customer expectationsProviding presentations to customers and senior management, with tailored material based on the audienceBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with at least 14 years of professional experience in a related area; 12 years of experience with a Master's degree; 9 years with a PhDUS Citizenship with an active DoD Secret clearance (required)Experience with one or more of the following topicsRADAR Systems EngineeringRADAR Antenna Design / DevelopmentElectronic Warfare or SIGINT systemsElectro-Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) systemsEmbedded systemsRelevant Algorithm developmentPrevious MATLAB experiencePreferred Qualifications:Active Top Secret, or TS/SCI clearance with counter-intelligence polygraphLeadership experience with development and/or production program executionHigh proficiency in technical problem solving; to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoringMulti-disciplined knowledge in areas related to engineering including systems design, hardware, software and firmware design, integration and testRF, RADAR, EW, or EO/IR technology background with sensors development and implementation experience.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee Discountshttps://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.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. US Citizenship is required for most positions."Salary Range: 148500 - 222700Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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