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Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: brigham city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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, youll 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 is currently looking for a Staff Systems Engineer to work in our Bacchus (Magna) & Promontory, UT location.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Systems Engineer is responsible for development of requirements, verification planning and change integration for our major systems. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing new systems and system upgrades by managing requirements and integrated changes in a disciplined, broad reaching process, to ensure our propulsion systems perform to specification and satisfy every customer need. The Staff Systems Engineer will also carry responsibilities for project, scope and schedule management roles within the program team at the integrated system level with either direct or assistive responsibilities for EVMS roles such as Cost Account Management (CAM).

Job Duties:

  • Analyze the needs of the system and translate into verifiable performance and design requirements
  • Evaluate all customer requirements and flow down in specifications and determine implementation approach
  • Determine verification methodology and approach for each requirement
  • Use a requirements management database to document requirements applicable to the system
  • Evaluate results of verification processes and validate results against system requirements
  • Integrate customer directed changes into the system and facilitate implementation of changes within a change management system
  • Coordinate and communicate with all stakeholders, including customers, all things related to requirements, implementation of requirements and verification, and resolution of problems and issues
  • Either manage or assist in EVMS CAM role and functions in scope and schedule management
  • Manage integration product team scope (project engineering) for technical content realization and milestone achievements via deliverables and schedule management.
  • Facilitate Program Manager and Chief Engineer in managing program risks, customer interactions and deliverables, functional and physical interface management, and system integration level optimizations.
  • Mentor other Systems Engineers in roles and functions for effectivity and career development, and mentor other functional roles within the program for implementation of systems engineering practices.
  • Implement and facilitate Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools and principles into the program

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A candidate qualified for this position should have the following demonstrated skills and experience:
  • Understanding of requirements and basic principles of verification approach
  • Ability and skills to work multi-disciplined engineering problems at an integrated systems level and or prime contractor level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Experience Requirements:

A qualified candidate for this position should have some experience relevant to this position, including:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in Systems Engineering or in Integration Design or a related field in propulsion, preferably in a government contractor environment
  • Demonstrated experience in many aspects of aerospace design development processes including design, analysis, testing and integration

Experience Preferred:

  • Assembling plans and detailed schedules to accomplish an engineering effort
  • Product testing or validation testing, preferably system level tests demonstrating interaction between subsystems or major elements
  • Participation in developing formal interfaces between parts of a system
  • Familiarity of requirement sets and system architectural approach necessary for spaceflight systems (ordnance, high reliability electronics, thrust vector control, flight safety systems)
  • A graduate certificate in Systems Engineering is highly preferred
  • Exposure and familiarity to a requirements management database tool or other systems engineering tool is required
  • Experience with Model Based Engineering (e.g., MBSE or other functional areas) implementation or utilization is preferred.
  • Experience in EVMS and Cost Account Management is preferred.


  • BS degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Physics or Engineering Management is required & 9 years of experience or 7 years with a MS
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with a BS or MS degree in other engineering disciplines with strong relevant experience

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.


Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Ogden , Engineer, Other , brigham city, Utah

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