Staff Systems Engineer - Regional Weapon Systems for NT-E
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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What You'll Get To Do:
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer.
This position will be located in Huntsville, AL and will support
the National Team (NT-E) program. The National Team provides
timely, relevant BMD System level products that are critical to the
Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and brings depth of "Reachback"
ensuring affordable and effective Warfighter capabilities. It is a
consortium of 5 major contractors working as one team providing
forward thinking, industry subject matter expertise for the
- Perform model based systems engineering (MBSE) functional and
behavior analysis for the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) mission
area (defeat of conventional and advanced Threats (e.g., ballistic,
aero-maneuvering, hypersonic, hyper-glide, countermeasures, etc.)).
Participate in a MBSE environment to develop system-of-systems
requirements via system/component trade studies and analysis
focused on functional behaviors of regional weapons systems (Aegis,
PATRIOT, THAAD, IBCS).
- Contribute to publishing change notices to the top-level system
specification and update of requirements databases, architectural
models, interface definitions, and DoDAF 2+ compliant based design
packages to document, allocate and trace system and Element level
requirements. Document analysis results in reports and briefings
for critique and review by SC&R and National Team stakeholders.
Create and present briefings within the team and to Missile Defense
Agency (MDA) and supporting stakeholders.
- Work in, and may lead, a multi-discipline team of 3-5 engineers
in the execution of these tasks
14 Years with Bachelors in Science in an engineering
classification, mathematics or physics; 12 Years with Masters; 9
Years with PhD for Principal Engineer
Individual must have at least five years of experience within the
past 10 years directly working on Aegis, PATRIOT, THAAD and/or IBCS
for a NT-E Tier 1 company.
Must demonstrate a technical background in requirements development
for complex, military system of systems activities. Must
demonstrate familiarity with the use of DOORS, or similar tool, or
a system-modelling tool such as "System Architect," "Rhapsody,"
"Magic Draw," or similar tools.
Individual must be able to demonstrate knowledge of one-or-more of
BMD systems: EO/IR sensors, RF/Radar sensors, kill vehicles,
missiles/interceptors, threats & countermeasures, target
discrimination, or command and control (e.g., C3I, C4I, etc.).
Candidate must demonstrate ability to think critically and capture
concepts in papers, presentations, and discussions. Individual must
possess good communication skills. Capable of working both
independently and within a small team environment.
Individual must have a current, active Secret security
Subject matter expertise in one or more aspects of a regional
weapon system (Aegis, PATRIOT, THAAD and/or IBCS).
Demonstrated experience modeling or simulating missile defense
applications or similar domains (air combat, air defense, intercept
of ballistic targets, intercept of non-ballistic targets, space
vehicles, sub-orbital mechanics, etc.). Knowledge of ballistic and
advanced threat systems (e.g., aero-maneuvering, hypersonic,
hyper-glide, countermeasures, etc.) a discriminator in
Significant systems engineering experience with large, complex
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