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. Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for Staff Engineer Systems – Spacecraft in Aurora, CO. What You’ll get to Do: Roles & Responsibilities:
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
Provides technical direction to mission partners and/or subcontractors to ensure the product requirements meet the total system solution
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Viewed as expert within the field. Able to communicate effectively at the highest levels
Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs to top management. Ability to design, research, and develop advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
Develops and contributes to the development of new principles and concepts.
Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product
Recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives. Work accomplished typically supports long-range strategic goals. Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.
Experience/technical familiarity with Spacecraft Command, Control, Telemetry, and Payloads. Must be experienced in the creation and update of Space to Ground Interface Control Documents and Spacecraft operations.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a STEM related discipline and 14+ years of related experience, or 12+ years with a Masters; 9+ years with a PhD; Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and willing to submit to a polygraph Overall knowledge and understanding of the Space ISR domain Subject matter expert in the field of Mission Collaboration and Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination Understanding of the importance of Ground Systems as it applies to the entire mission Preferred Qualifications: Subject Matter Expert in Systems Enginering and/or Mission Engineering Knowledge of Intelligence systems/multi-Int concepts Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with polygraph In-depth SIGINT processing experience Salary Minimum: $148,512 Salary Maximum: $222,768 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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
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