Northrop Grumman SMORS Systems Engineer 5 / PARCS Lead Senior Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a position on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program as a Systems Engineer 5. This position will serve as the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) Chief Engineer and will support the SMORS program Chief Engineer. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

The PARCS Chief Engineer will be responsible for providing technical oversight of and direction to sustainment and/or modification efforts applicable to the PARCS weapon system across all SMORS program delivery orders. The Chief Engineer will manage the weapon system technical baseline; oversee and guide technical planning efforts and requirement/functionality decomposition; lead development of technology solutions and designs, and oversee/monitor implementations. The Chief Engineer will support the SMORS Program Chief Engineer's Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) capabilities through developing and integrating PARCS performance models. The Chief Engineer will have responsibility for incorporating system lifecycle considerations into proposals for new sustainment/modernization work and for coordinating new engineering activities with in-flight (current ongoing) engineering activities.

The PARCS Chief Engineer will be the primary technical liaison to stakeholders, and therefore must be able to effectively communicate technical approaches, findings, and considerations to senior Government officials as well as guide/mentor junior engineers and/or program representatives.

The PARCS Chief Engineer will conduct a weekly Joint Technical Working Group (JTWG) to address weapon system technical issues such as system/mission technical performance measures, metric analyses and trends, engineering/technical assists, and Emergency/Urgent Depot Level Maintenance actions (EDLM/UDLMs).

The PARCS Chief Engineer will be expected to have or quickly gain a comprehensive understanding of the PARCS weapon system and must have a working knowledge of ground-based phased array radar systems and will work with the Government customer to support VV&A activities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

  • 14 Years relevant experience witha Bachelors ina STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline; 12 Years experience with a Masters; 9 Years experience with PhD

  • Experience in Model Driven Engineering

  • Experience in Requirements Derivation, Traceability, and Management

  • DOORS or Equivalent Tool Experience

  • Experience with technical documentation and analysis

  • Strong proposal estimation, basis of estimate analytics, and technical methodologies and process engineering

Preferred Qualification:

  • Knowledge of the PARCS systems

  • Comprehensive systems-level experience in performance analysis, design, simulation, and requirements verification and validation

  • Experience in a MBSE program Preferred Qualifications: 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.