Melbourne, Florida

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’s Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Staff Systems Test Engineer to lead the transformation of the test and evaluation enterprise across NGAS, working with all sectors, into one that maximizes the use of Modeling and Simulation, integrates all aspects of Model Based Engineering (MBE), and drives the enterprise to align with the Model Based Acquisition. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. The selected candidate will provide thought leadership, creativity, and innovation, along with detailed MBE knowledge, to bring speed and agility to the T&E portion of program execution by greatly expanding the use of MBE.  Responsible for leading all cross-sector and cross-program MBE activities for the T&E organization.  Responsible for ensuring Programs integrate the System Model with government- provided Threat Models and Mission Modeling (Sea and Air) to enable capabilities-based testing as well as specification verification.  This is a critical area for customer engagement in DOD acquisition, and the selected individual will drive Sector strategy to align with and exceed customer expectations, work on government-industry panels and working groups, and lead teams to succeed in driving significant change throughout the T&E community.  Must be an acknowledged subject matter expert for T&E and MBE with relevant experience across multiple programs and domains.  The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.  Candidate must be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers within Northrop Grumman and the Air Force and Navy. Basic Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline AND 14 years of related professional/military experience in Systems Engineering and/or Test experience, OR a Master’s degree AND 12 years of related professional/military experience in Systems Engineering and/or Test experience, OR a Ph.D. AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in Systems Engineering and/or Test experience. Must have at least 3 years’ experience as a team lead or in a leadership role. Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that is in-scope (granted or renewed within the last 6 years). Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP). Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Top Secret clearance (in-scope) Current Special Program Access (PAR/SAP) Significant experience in SIT&E and/or Test and Evaluation applying MBSE principles Experience applying human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design or testing of human-machine and human-computer systems and products Published or presented papers on MBE/MBSE/T&E Active in SEAG and MBE forums Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Melbourne, Florida

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.