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.
Space is an arena that is unforgiving; where first time success is paramount! Mission Assurance is a key member of the team that makes first time success a reality! Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSS). As a part of the NGSpace Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, its work that makes a difference. 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. Join us and launch your career.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Mission Assurance Engineer who brings space mission system leadership, engineering, capture, and proposal experience to a growth oriented organization. Prior experience in satellite design, development, integration, testing, operations, and/or ground support is desired. This role will leverage your knowledge of all elements of the space mission design process including initial concept development, system-level trades, requirements definition, spacecraft design, and performance assessment. Knowledge of Space, Ground, mission operations, and Launch segment inter-relationships to support quality assurance of a mission baseline is desired. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for defining the mission assurance approach and supporting payload manufacturing, spacecraft design, performance, and affordability analyses, as well as support for ground segment and O&M support.
Basic (Required) Qualifications:
• 10+ years systems engineering experience with at least 5 years working space systems engineering
• Experience with requirements development, flow-down, analysis, verification and validation
• Quality Assurance experience with payload, spacecraft bus, antenna, integration and test, launch, ground systems, operations and maintenance activities
• Experience with development, integration, and testing of integrated space systems
• Leadership skills to develop proposals for Government and Commercial customers
• Ability to work independently, determine and develop approach to solutions
• Evidence of problem solving and time management skills
• Experience working with multi-disciplined teams
• Excellent presentation skills and negotiation skills
Salary Range: $135,400 USD - $203,200 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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