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Staff SoSI Digital Engineering/Architecture Lead

Requisition ID: R10077905

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We have an opening for a Staff SoSI Digital Engineering/Architecture Lead to join our qualified, diverse team in Redondo Beach, CA.

The individual will oversee the development of the ESS System model that will be used to analyze the system design and enable technical trades to be performed at various levels.  Integration of Segment digital models.  Will provide an digital engineering strategy that meets the Government’s digital engineering methodology to establish and maintain a technical baseline, with automated technical impact tools, integrated modeling and simulation, and has traceability to the program technical solution.  Generate Digital Engineering artifacts to inform, define, and run engineering processes and to present data for technical cost, schedule, and performance.  This project will heavily emphasize state-of-the-art Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), maintaining all requirements, descriptive models, analytical models, cost models, and management and support functions in one common, integrated suite of MBSE tools.  The candidate for this position must have significant, hands-on expertise in UPDM/DODAF and SysML. 

Job duties include:  refining MBSE standards, style guides, and conventions; coordinating  MBSE infrastructure development; assisting MBSE change management and version control; communicating MBSE processes among teams, organizations, and management; creating and maintaining SysML models in Cameo EA; liaising with subject matter experts, analysts, architects, designers, system engineers, specialty engineers, and management to capture structure and behavior using accurate SysML representations according to OMG standards.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 14 Years with BS STEM Degree; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD Experience with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with UPDM/DODAF and SysML
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Ability to travel 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cameo EA.  Phoenix Integration a plus.
  • Experience with MilSatCom, and Ground C2 systems.
  • Experience with MBSE on System of Systems
  • Experience with cross-functional teams and MBSE in an Agile environment
  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance


Salary Range: $156,000 USD - $234,000 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.