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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Systems / Principal Systems Test Engineer - San Diego, CA

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10026458
Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 5 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. As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Responsibilities for this internship position are: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team. DoD SkillBridge Eligibility: * Has served at least 180 days on active duty * Is within 12 months of separation or retirement * Will receive an honorable discharge * Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS * Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months * Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship. We are looking for you to join our team as a Systems Test Engineer based out of San Diego, CA. As a Systems Test Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation. What You Will Get to Do: Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Apply your Systems, RF, Comms, and/or Network Modeling experience to cutting edge pursuits Participation in architecture definition and complex system problem solving in support of advanced software defined multifunction mission systems Creation of innovative concepts of operation and employment of the advanced mission system solutions Development of detailed design requirements suitable for efficient hardware/software/firmware implementation and network deployment Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking and problem-solving skills Excellent decision making and communication (written and oral) skills Strong work ethic and the ability to work in an integrated product team (IPT) environment This position will require onsite work however for this role we are able to offer flexible work arrangements and some remote work will be possible. Position may be considered at a higher grade based on the requirements below. Basic Qualifications Systems Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree STEM field with 2 years of experience; 0 years with a Master's Degree; may consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree Basic Qualifications Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in STEM field with 5 years of experience; 3 years with a Master's Degree; may consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree Basic Qualifications Systems/Principal Systems Engineer: System analysis and/or integration experience Working knowledge of requirements management software Recent experience in requirements allocation, derivation, and verification traceability Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Master's or Ph.D. degree with emphasis on Communications or equivalent knowledge Experience with emerging technologies High proficiency with tools required for communication system and network modeling and simulation Agile development experience, including use of Atlassian products Background in digital communications theory and commercial and military wireless networking technologies Development of communication waveform processing techniques and architectures in support of Northrop Grumman's advanced software defined multifunction mission systems Demonstrated depth and breadth in the physical through application layers and how the aggregation of these partitioned capabilities accomplish required missions Demonstrated skills in bridging the gap between theoretical and practical and in performing associated trade off analysis Model Based System Engineering experience, especially using Cameo Ability and willingness to travel Active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance Ability to obtain DoD Special Program Access (SAP) Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD 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 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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