Principal System Architect-19015321

Location: Melbourne
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal System Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.


Essential Functions:


The successful candidate will be a Systems Engineer with architecture and modeling experience. This engineer will be responsible for developing aircraft system and subsystem architecture. The architect will work with several stakeholders (subsystem developers, system integrators, system testers, system requirements engineers and SMEs) to mature the system architecture through functional analysis and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes.  This engineer will be responsible for the approval of the following products:


Modeling functional threads in support of safety analysis and airworthiness certification

Subsystem/system interface input/output between subsystems to provide specification of end-to-end system capabilities for developers

Requirement gaps

Update subsystem/system architecture in CORE and/or Rhapsody models

Mapping between requirements and design





Basic Qualifications: 

Bachelors Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years of software engineering experience OR-

Masters Degree in STEM and 3 years of experience OR PhD in STEM 

Candidate must have previous system architecture development experience.

Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the DoD Secret or Top Secret level with a background reinvestigation date within 6 years.

Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain specific program access.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelors of Science or higher degree in Applied Math, EE, SW, or Computer Science.

Experience using Rhapsody and/or CORE to model large systems with multiple developers.

Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.

Preference for final active DoD Secret within 5 years.

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 ID: 19015321