Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Vehicle Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: ETF20181605-45737

Vehicle Engineer – Colorado Springs, CO

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.


Works under general supervision of more senior Vehicle Engineers to monitor on-orbit telemetry, and initial trending & analysis.  Supports the development, implementation, and communication of solutions to routine technical problems.  Demonstrates a general working knowledge of geosynchronous spacecraft operations.  Works in a real-time operations environment supporting a fleet of on-orbit satellites, to include both nominal and off-nominal operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires BS & 4 years or Masters Degree & 2 years or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Requires a current TS/SCI clearance
  • Requires the ability to work nights and weekends in support of real-time satellite operations
  • Experience with real-time satellite operations is required
  • Experience with Linux desired, but not required

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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space