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GMD Requirements Systems Engineer (2-3)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for a qualified individual to join our team as a Systems Engineer to become part of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Program in support of the Missile Defense Agency. The GMD element, composed of the Ground Systems and Ground Based Interceptor components, is a critical part of our nation's layered Ballistic Missile Defense System providing the U.S. with the capability to engage and intercept long range ballistic missiles during midcourse flight. The selected individual will support the GMD Fire Control (GFC) Command and Control (C2) system development out of Colorado Springs, CO.Essential Functions:- Develop lower level Hardware and Software Requirement Specifications derived from Prime Item Development Specifications and related Interface Specifications- Work closely with fellow Requirements Engineers and the government customer to validate requirements- Develop Certification Objectives to verify and certify requirements- Support Architectural Reviews and ensure Behavioral Requirements support system Architecture Use Cases- Ensure decomposed requirements are testable/verifiable- In addition to the requirement related duties, the chosen individual may also be tasked to support test efforts with the following additional duties:- Develop test cases based on requirement certification objectives and perform test case dry runs to ensure testability and system functionality- Work closely with fellow test engineers and support the Formal Test Team- Investigate and report on Change Requests (CR) and Trouble Reports (TR).Basic Qualifications:-(level 2); or 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree for the Systems Engineer (level 2) position.-(level 3) position; Bachelor's and 5 years of related experience or a Master's and 3 years of related experience to qualify for the Principle Systems Engineer- Ability to obtain a U.S. Government DoD Interim Secret security clearance prior to start date and ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance- Working knowledge of the Agile process in software development and testing environments- An understanding of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle- Familiarity with software development requirement/testing methodologies- Experience writing/tracing requirements for computer processing systems that monitor and control hardware devices in real time- Experience developing requirements in a classified database (DOORS experience preferred)- Strong problem solving skills- Self-motivated and able to work in a dynamic team environment with both collocated and geographically dispersed team members with varying experience levels.- Possess strong verbal/written communications skills to work effectively in a small technical team environment, and to accurately represent requirement/test perspectives to system architects, software designers, other testers and test support personnel, the Government customer, and personnel in other MDA programs- Familiar with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Power Point.Preferred Qualifications- Active DoD Secret security clearance- Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results with limited oversight and direction- Experience with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) systems, notably command and control user interface systems- Experience with user experience domain, to include user research, Graphical User Interface Design, and front-end software development principles.- Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) experience, specifically with GMD Ground Systems- Experience generating, decomposing, and testing hardware and software requirements- DOORS database experience- Experience working with Red Hat environment- Experience working with Atlassian suite (JIRA, Zimbra, Confluence, Bitbucket)- Familiarity with the INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements- Able to write and maintain test procedures- Demonstrated experience working with diverse teams in an Agile environment.Salary Range: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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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