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Systems Engineer -Level 2-3 (Secret Clearance Required)

Northrop Grumman
Charlottesville, VA 22905
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 50% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is looking for a Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer. This position will require frequent travel to shipyard located in Panama City, FL. This position can be a remote based position. This position will require frequent travel and possible long-term assignment at the shipyard test facility. This opportunity will require the candidate to be familiar with System Engineering from front end system requirements to practical integration and test on complex systems. Much of the work will be performed at the customers shipyard facility and onboard ship. Integration and test experience should include the use of test equipment.

**Systems Engineering Roles and Responsibilities:**

+ Designs and define systems for new and existing complex Shipboard hardware and software systems
+ Perform System Integration for new and existing complex shipboard hardware and software systems at shipyard production facility as well as Shipboard. Emphasis on C4ISR systems
+ Develop system architectures, and define key capabilities and performance requirements
+ Develop thorough definition of system external interfaces
+ Author technical documents as needed
+ Participates in the design of System of Systems, Systems, and subsystems keeping the integration of the final System of Systems in mind
+ Identify, analyze, and resolve program functional deficiencies (Gap Analysis). Develop and recommend corrective actions
+ Work closely with the US government customers that have responsibility for the system architecture, external and internal system interfaces, and governance/compliance reviews of the requirements, architecture, and design
**This position can be filled at a level 3 or level 2 based on the basic qualifications below.**

**Basic Qualifications for Level 3:**

+ 5 Years with BS degree or 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
+ An active Secret security clearance
+ Large scale system integration, troubleshooting and test experience on hardware and software
+ Prior experience working in a shipyard or equivalent environment
+ Willing to travel up to 50%. Possible long-term assignment

**Basic Qualifications for Level 2:**

+ 0 Years with BS degree; An additional 4 years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
+ An active Secret security clearance
+ Large scale system integration, troubleshooting and test experience on hardware and software
+ Prior experience working in a shipyard or equivalent environment
+ Willing to travel up to 50%. Possible long-term assignment

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Proficient in evaluating existing or emerging technologies
+ Understanding of System of Systems (SoS) development and architecture principles
+ Experience with requirements and architecture engineering tools
+ Ability to work independently or under only general direction
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Excellent communication skills to engage customers, stakeholders, and other contractors to meet program goals
+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills to build and maintain constructive relationships among customers, government technical works and contractors
+ Local to or within the Panama City FL area.
+ Shipboard Integration and Test experience with C4ISR systems
+ Experience with Computing and Network system integration
+ Experience with US Navy and US Coast Guard programs

Salary Range: $92,200.00 - $138,400.00Salary Range 2: $71,100.00 - $106,700.00

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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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-07-14

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Systems Engineer -Level 2-3 (Secret Clearance Required)

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Charlottesville, VA 22905

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