Senior Staff Systems Engineer - SEIT Lead - Advanced Land Sensors (ALS) Operating Unit

Northrop Grumman

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Baltimore, MD

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    Position summary

    act 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

    The Engineering & Sciences organization is looking for you to join our team as the Operating Unit (OU) Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Lead supporting our Advanced Land Sensors (ALS) portfolio in the Maritime & Land Sensors and Systems (MLSS) Division. This position is an on-site position and will be located in Linthicum, Maryland.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Direct the execution of the overall systems engineering, integration, and test (SEIT) effort across the ALS portfolio
    • Manage the vertical and horizontal technical integration throughout the product teams and across programs in the ALS portfolio
    • Planning and execution of the Systems Engineering Core Functions
    • Ensure the integrity of engineering processes, and timely development of core engineering work products
    • Coordinate between the System Architect, Chief Engineer, Product Team Lead(s), ALS program SEIT leads, program management office, and customer to ensure the integrity and executability of the program technical baseline.
    • Serve as a Control Account Manager (CAM), which comprises cost and schedule management for the SEIT work scope
    • Oversee configuration management of the program technical baseline
    • Manage risk and opportunity and the production of core engineering work products and track the work products and associated program dependencies in the program schedule.
    • Serve as a primary technical interface with the customer
    • Develop capital and development projects to support strategic capture plans
    • Align measurement objectives and activities to meet program performance goals and objectives.
    • Plan and execute engineering staffing activities, and ensure the project team has qualified staff to execute the program core functions
    • Support Engineering Metrics Collection and Management
    • Plan, execute, and close out Systems Engineering sections of technical program reviews
    • Minimum 10% travel to be expected (to customer, supplier, and/or other Northrop Grumman locations)

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree with 14 years of experience, A Master's degree with 12 years of experience or a PhD with 9 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields. 4 additional years may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • Active DoD Secret clearance required.
    • Minimum of 7 years experience in systems development, integration, and/or test for sensor systems
    • Minimum of 5 years experience leading technical teams
    • Experience supporting and resolving complex technical problems
    • Strong understanding of Systems Engineering lifecycle
    • Demonstrated great communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge and experience with AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR
    • Knowledge and experience with ground radars and AESA radar development, design, test
    • Master's degree in STEM or technical leadership
    • Multi-disciplinary engineering experience and exposure (Software/Digital, Hardware, Electrical, Systems) and strong ability to communicate cross functionally.
    • Experience with technical risk and opportunity management
    • Experience with digital twins and modeling
    • Experience in both domestic and international radar business
    • Experience supporting USMC and/or USAF customer
    • Experience managing contracts of $10M+

    As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee Discounts

    Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

    This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

    This position is contingent upon transfer of DoD Secret Clearance

    Salary Range: $174,800 - $262,200

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.