Dulles, Virginia

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.

This Systems Engineer role is located in Dulles, VA, supporting our National Security Space Systems programs that include technical roles at the mission, segment, and component levels. They span the entire program life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch and early operations, mission operations/sustainment, and system disposal. Programs range from small feasibility studies to medium-sized on-orbit technology demonstrations and large-scale national systems.

The campus, located minutes from the Dulles airport, is the headquarters of NG's Space Systems Sector. The campus consists of seven buildings, with three bordering a green courtyard. Building 1 includes a cafeteria and a small gym for employee use. Across a street is a Satellite Manufacturing Facility for integration and test of spacecraft, including environmental test chambers for TVAC, EMI/EMC, and Dynamics testing. Each building has adequate, adjacent parking. Along one side of the campus runs the paved Washington & Old Dominion Trail which is popular for biking and running and can be used to bike to work.

Systems engineering responsibilities include:

• Performing technical planning and analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
• The Systems Engineer ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
• The role will include functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
• The role may require assisting in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies, and may include authoring sections for both.
• Successful candidates must be able to interface with clients, as well as interact regularly with internal engineering associates and program management.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with active or current Top Secret level clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) discipline and 5 years of experience or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of experience
  • This position can also be hired at a higher level with a Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of experience or a Master's Degree and 7 years of experience
  • Systems engineering experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with a space development program
  • Experience presenting to customers
  • Experience working with a cross-discipline team
  • Desired experience includes one or more of the following: mission system requirements, verification/validation planning, mission planning/execution, mission analysis, modeling/simulation, system trade studies, and expertise with various engineering tools such as MATLAB, STK, Cameo, and similar tools
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Dulles, Virginia

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