Description At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peopleu2019s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work u2014 and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyu2019re making history. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. The selected candidate will lead the Global Hawk HALE UAS Mission Engineering initiative, enabling the system to achieve current mission goals and identify future missions. This is a highly visible position that will reside in the Global Hawk SE&I team and work closely with the Global Hawk Advanced Mission Solutions Program team and Chief Engineeru2019s office. Essential Functions: Provide technical leadership to the Global Hawk Mission Engineering team. Quantify the ability of the Global Hawk system to consistently achieve current mission goals and support the identification of future missions that will define the program roadmap going forward. Lead a small modeling and simulation team to identify and translate mission needs into Global Hawk system requirements and associated architectures is required. Manage NCTA budgets for mission engineering technical support. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.u00a0 Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bacheloru2019s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university andu00a09 years ofu00a0appliedu00a0engineering experience OR Masteru2019s Degree in STEM andu00a07 years of engineering experience Proficient with Microsoft Office An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance The ability to obtain program access Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of 5 yearsu2019 experience performing rigorous mission engineering analyses in one or more of the following areas: survivability, communications systems, navigation systems, intelligence analysis, database management In depth Military Aircraft Systems experience Experience with cost account management and EVMS Expertise with the following analysis toolsets: STK, AFSIM, Matlab, Microsoft Office Experience as an Operations Research/System Analyst (ORSA) Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward) Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management Active, In scope DoD Top Secret with SCI clearance 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.