Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 4 in Aurora, Colorado

Engineer Systems 4

Requisition ID: 17014157

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Aurora

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Aurora, CO is looking for a qualified Systems Engineer to serve as a technical lead and Assistant Program Manager for a small Agile development program. The chosen candidate will work closely with the PM and DPM to develop schedule and budget estimates and to plan and monitor the technical execution of the program. The individual in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of all technical aspects of the program, including systems engineering, software development, integration and test, and systems administration. The tech lead will gather and present metrics related to Agile software development and code quality. The tech lead will work with customers and stakeholders to communicate the state of program technology and software development. In addition to the day-to-day duties, this position requires a visionary thinker who is self-motivated and driven to explore the challenges and needs of the customer organization to drive strategy for guiding the technical implementation and long-term applicability of the program. Frequent interaction with business development, contracts, mission assurance, security, and OU leadership are required.

Travel is required for approximately one week out of every 1-2 months.


  • Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD within theEngineering, Science, or Math; Experience with requirements and system design

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. Degree in a STEM discipline

  • Experience with the Agile engineering lifecycle

  • Experience as a project manager or IPT lead

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.

Title: Engineer Systems 4

Location: Colorado-Aurora

Requisition ID: 17014157