Northrop Grumman SENSOR Engineer Systems 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an experienced Systems Engineer located in Colorado Springs, CO. This position will initially support the System Engineering and Sustainment Integrator (SENSOR) program and then transition to the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program. It will be focused on the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) radar systems.

The candidate will use systems engineering methods and tools to accomplish customer/contract goals and support program management in development, enhancement, and maintenance of the operational baseline.

The Systems Engineerwill:

  • Support the Windows 10/Multi-channel Secure Gateway (MSG) project, migrating platforms in Colorado Springs and at operational sites from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and acting as liaison to the prime contractor

  • Facilitate technical baseline review, support coordination of updates, coordinate technical agreements, and influence CONOP

  • Participate in the Risk and Opportunity management process

  • Perform evaluation and trending of system and program metrics

  • Document and maintain SE processes

  • Perform detailed trade studies and interface directly with third party vendors

  • Brief project progress, design reviews (PDR/CDR), and system anomalies to the government customer

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 5 years of Systems Engineering experience; or 3 years experience with a Master's degree in science in aSTEM discipline

  • An active Secret clearance is required for this position

  • Experience migrating Windows-based systems

  • Familiarity with the systems engineering lifecycle

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to travel to operational sites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • User work experience with DOORS requirements database

  • Experience developing system descriptive models using UPDM, SysML, and/or UML

  • System performance modeling using Python, MatLAB, or similar tools

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology, software development languages and scripting

  • Familiarity with the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 2.0

  • Familiarity with Object-oriented principles and practices

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment

  • Self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.