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Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance Engineer 5 - Space Systems in Baltimore, Maryland

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 (NGSP). 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 Qualifications:

  • BS in an Engineering discipline and 14 years of Mission Assurance or Systems Engineering (HW) experience; a MS with 12 years of experience; PhD with 9 years of experience; OR a minimum of 18 years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Active Top Secret Clearance w/ SCI access

  • Experience in Mission Assurance HW/SW/Systems

  • Experience in evaluation, trace, and analysis of requirements

  • Experience in working with various elements/segments of space program performance

Preferred 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

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering