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GBSD – System Engineer Architect / Principal System Engineer Architect (6480, 1088-1, 1985-2, 5909-1)

Requisition ID: R10049639

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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: 4

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer Architect / Principal SE Architect. This position will be located in Roy, UT, Huntsville, AL, or Colorado Springs, CO and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

What you’ll get to do: 

The selected job candidate will be joining the Model Based - Requirements, Integration, and Architecture (MB-RIA) team. MB-RIA has opportunities to work in eleven different weapons system focus areas. This team is responsible for verification, architecture, and model governance of the GBSD weapon system. The verification portion of the team is responsible for system and segment requirements, requirements management and updates, and verification. The architecture portion of the team provides oversight for integration and delivery of architecture models and develops weapon system architecture. While the model governance portion of the team directs the system model methodology definition, model best practices documentation, and model configuration management. This team will provide candidates the opportunity to integrate complex design elements across multiple Product Teams of the GBSD weapon system and work with all levels of the weapon system to ensure a comprehensive weapon system design.

The selected candidate will be supporting the governance team within MB-RIA to develop and implement program-wide model governance.

  • Support MBSE strategy and implementation over the various Architecture Model
  • Implement and enforce model governance at all levels of the architecture
  • Coordinate with sub-integrated product architecture teams for compliance with contractual SOW and established program model governance
  • Coordinate with integrated product teams for establishing content within the architecture
  • Define and execute model integration processes, tools, and techniques
  • Be key stakeholder in the development and implementation of model governance throughout the GBSD program
  • Engage in formal and informal mentoring to support knowledge transfer and talent development.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a System Engineer Architect level or Principal level

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • A minimum 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 0 years with a Master’s ( Principal level requires 5 years with a Bachelor’s degree; 3 years with a Master’s degree; or 0 years with a PhD)
  • U.S. Citizenship and an Active Secret Security Clearance or higher awarded or reviewed in the last 6 years

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience performing in a Systems Engineering or related technical discipline and understanding of systems engineering principles and processes
  • Experience with Systems Engineering Requirement definition and verification planning
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management
  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with basic systems engineering toolset and languages (e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody, Cameo, UML, SysML)
  • Willingness to work in a Model-Based Systems Engineering environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written

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Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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.