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Associate Systems / Systems Engineer – System Thread Architect

Requisition ID: R10065450

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SAP
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Associate Systems / Systems Engineer - System Thread Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Position is located in Melbourne, Florida.

This position will support the maturation of thread capabilities for the Dev*Ops IPT of a manned aircraft mission. The Systems Engineer will work as a Thread Architect to mature the capabilities through functional analysis and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes to deliver just-in-time design and optimize the development schedule for incremental capability development and early integration. This individual will collaborate with several stakeholders (subsystem developers, system integrators, system testers, system requirements engineers) to support delivery of quality design products, lead Thread Capability detailed planning (and define acceptance criteria), and track the development schedule. This individual will also support development of thread integration plans and procedures and maintain technical cognizance of subsystem interdependencies and maturity of ICDs for identifying and resolving gaps. This individual will incorporate cross-IPT feedback to support the development and Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) approval of the following products:

•Architecture models of interface input/output, including messages, fields and signals, between subsystems to provide specification of end-to-end system capabilities for developers, specifically using the Rhapsody modeling tool

•Integration procedures

•Development schedules

•Models of software-to-hardware deployment and interface protocols

•Mapping between requirements and design

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications:   

This requisition may be filled at either a Associate Systems Engineer level or Systems Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for an Associate Systems Engineer are Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 0 years of systems or software engineering experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Systems Engineer are Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 2 years of systems or software engineering experience Or Master’s Degree in STEM.

•Experience in Systems Engineering, particularly in aerospace systems

•Experience collaborating across engineering disciplines to architect, design, or implement complex systems.

Must have an active DoD Secret clearance or higher (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation

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

Preferred Qualifications: 

•Experience in integrating hardware and software in a lab environment

•Experience in software development, including interfacing with systems engineering and integration and test.

•Experience using Rhapsody to model large systems with multiple developers.

•Experience using Atlassian Jira and Confluence

•Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.


Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $70,600 USD - $105,800 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. 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.