Location: Chandler, Arizona
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Space Sector is searching for an experienced Engineer Systems to join the Systems Engineering Integration & Test Development Team within Launch Vehicles business unit located in Chandler, AZ to support business development efforts. The. Systems Engineer will focus all efforts to supporting incoming requests for proposals for the Business Development Group. The candidate will perform Systems Engineering based analyses of supporting documents/requirements which will require the candidate to function in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment. The candidate should possess strong technical problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to generate and document system level launch vehicle requirements, perform vehicle performance assessments and participate in system level verification/data review activities pertaining to proposal documentation. Regular interface with program management, engineering staff and external customers is expected. The candidate is expected to provide independent systems engineering support leading proposal efforts parsing out all requirements for the proposal to the appropriate discipline and following up on successful completion of all disciplines submissions to ensure requirements are met. The candidate will be a team player working with all disciplines and BD leadership to foster a collaborative environment. The candidate should be willing to occasionally work during odd hours (nights/weekends) and occasionally longer than normal (greater than 40 hrs/wk) to meet deadlines. The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously and possess demonstrated mentoring/training skills. The candidate will be required to travel domestically on a periodic basis. Creates and modifies management tracking reports for a variety of systems engineering performance parameters, resource metrics and design margins. Provides data and support risk management as it pertains to proposal efforts. Provides costing support for proposal submissions. Supports creation of system architectures(s), system physical views - system elements (blocks) and critical interfaces (internal and external) to a level of maturity to meet proposal requirements. Presents and prepares materials for presentation for proposal requirements review. 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 as appropriate.
Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years of experience or Masters in Engineering with 0 years of experience.
Candidate must hold a DoD Secret level security clearance or be eligible to obtain a clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite.
Ability to travel is required Preferred Qualifications:
A strong experienced-based and academic foundation in Systems Engineering fundamentals is desired.
Experience with Northrop Grumman Space Systems LVBU Systems Engineering standards/guidelines and expectations is desired.
Experience with external customer interfacing (meetings, presentation, negotiation) is desired.
System testing and launch operations experience is desired.
Model Based Systems Engineering experience is desired
Model Center experience is desired
Cameo Systems Modeler experience is desired
DOORS experience is desired
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