Systems Engineer or Principal Systems Engineer (DoD SkillBridge)

Northrop Grumman

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Charlottesville, VA

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    Position summary

    orld, 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

    Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer to support Machinery Control System products for the maritime environment. In this role the candidate will participate in multi-functional engineering teams to design, implement, test, and sustain Machinery Control Systems and associated product lines for various electrical and mechanical ship systems.

    Responsibilities include new product development, requirements and signal list management, performance analysis, modeling and simulation, customer integration / troubleshooting, and production/test support.

    This position is located in Charlottesville, VA.

    Basic Qualifications (Systems Engineer):

    • Bachelor's degree in related field with 2 years of experience. Or Master's degree in related field with 0 years of experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Demonstrated communication and documentation skills
    • Team player who takes ownership of tasks and communicates well with the other team members
    • Security Clearance: Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

    Basic Qualifications (Principal Systems Engineer):

    • Bachelor's degree in related field with 5 years of experience. Or Master's degree in related field with 3 years of experience. Or PhD with 0 years of experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Demonstrated communication and documentation skills
    • Team player who takes ownership of tasks and communicates well with the other team members
    • Security Clearance: Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of rotating machinery, fluid systems and electrical distribution
    • Experience supporting the design and testing of custom machinery control systems
    • Excellent communication skills to engage with the Engineering Team, stakeholders, customers and other contractors to meet program goals
    • Experience with marine engines and mechanical systems
    • Experience with US Navy and US Coast Guard programs

    What We Can Offer You
    Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.
    Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

    Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900
    Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

    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 most 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.