Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Systems Engineer- Dragon Program

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: MH20181107-46537

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer (Requires Active Security Clearance) to join our Systems Engineering Integration & Test team within Launch Vehicle Division at the Chandler, AZ facility.

Job Summary

Provide general support to the systems engineering team including maintaining and creation of system requirements, specifications and the requirements verification data base. Implement changes to system and subsystem architecture models and run existing models and simulations to assess system performance.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Creates new system requirements and manages requirement changes in the Requirements Management databases, under direction of more experienced engineers.
  2. Creates and manages both original and revised specification/interface definition document and expedites documents      through signature approval process.
  3. Creates and manages the requirements verification database provided to the customer, to ensure, as the system design/build matures, that it satisfies each system requirement.
  4. Creates and modifies management tracking reports for a variety of systems engineering performance parameters, resource metrics and design margins.
  5. Support proposal-writing efforts for Systems Engineering for a portion of a project.
  6. Provides data and support risk management (identifies potential risk) and trade study processes.
  7. Creates changes to Functional/Logical/Physical Model of System Architecture under direction and support of more experienced engineers.
  8. Creates System Representations under direction and support of more experienced engineers.
  9. Technical Resource Budgets and Configuration Control Board participation.
  10. Manages aspects of system design, analyses, interface verification, testing, minor failure/anomaly resolution or mission operations under general direction.
  11. Participates in the creation of and manages changes to system or subsystem analytical models under direction and support of more experienced engineers.
  12. Supports creation of system architectures(s), system physical views - system elements (blocks) and critical interfaces (internal and external).
  13. Supports and leads the testing and/or evaluation/validation of one or more components of a system or subsystem      analytical model or actual system implementation.
  14. Runs existing system or subsystem analytical models and simulations to collect data while under direction and support of more experienced engineers.
  15. Attends and prepares materials for presentation during System Requirement Review, System Functional Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review and System Verification Review.
  16. Supports trade studies, system sensitivity studies, design optimization studies, system performance assessments, system design assessments, Operations Analysis work such as mission analysis and timelines and CONOPS development.
  17. Performs cost estimates and project planning for a portion of larger project under direction from a CAM.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 4 years or Masters in Engineering & 2 years.

Active D0D Security Clearance is 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: Flight