Sr Principal Engineer Systems Architect – Capability Architecture
Requisition ID: R10126848
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: SCI
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems (NGSP) sector is looking for a Sr Principal Engineer Systems Architect who will support the Chief Architect in various aspects of aligning capabilities to missions, driving a broader adoption of MBSE, better leveraging Modeling & Simulation capabilities, and collaborating with the Joint All-Domain Command & Control (JADC2) and National Space Security (NSS) Campaigns.
The initial priority for this individual is expected be the development of a Capability Architecture for the Payload & Ground Systems Division. This System Architect will build up a novel architecture focused on division-wide capabilities, relating them to the missions they enable, the technologies the division provides and the relevant programs and projects. This architecture will complement the division and sector’s technology development roadmap and the opportunity pipeline to facilitate a more optimal allocation of NCTA to mature technology and cross-business unit collaboration.
The individual will have the opportunity to build up an MBSE model from scratch, but informed from existing artifacts, that reaches across the entire division and interfaces with the NGSP’s Chief Technology Office and JADC2 and NSS Campaigns. The individual will get a broad understanding of the full division portfolio of programs and capabilities. This role is an individual contributor type role with significant impact across the division and its programs.
Travel to meet with programs and division leadership will be required on an ad hoc basis as required to develop and review the architecture.
- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9+ years of relevant experience; OR Master's Degree in STEM with 7+ years of experience; OR PhD with 4+ years of experience.
- Model Based Systems Engineering domain expertise with tract record of developing system architectures in Cameo Enterprise Architect.
- Experience with collaborating with stakeholders to define system architectures and requirements.
- Ability to handle ambiguity and to refine and achieve objectives with minimal oversight
- Experience in the space domain with the ability to create a clear and concise architecture from various input sources and formats
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
- Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SI/TK SCI.
- Experience with Digital Engineering applications, including requirements management, performance modeling and simulation, CAD/CAM, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), data analytics tools, or risk management.
- Systems Engineering experience with large, complex systems.
- Experience on multiple space programs with a knowledge of the technologies and missions related to the work that PGSD performs
- Experience and understanding of the complete program lifecycle, including relationships and data flows between concept definition, requirements, design, development, production, system verification and deployment, and operations and maintenance or sustainment.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.