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Staff Systems Engineer – Architecture Lead

Requisition ID: R10060298

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Systems Engineering team at Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (AS) is looking for an individual to join our team as a Systems Architecture Lead (MBSE) in Melbourne, FL. In this lead role, you will exercise MBSE techniques and best practices while creating and updating models of ground-based radar systems; develop and maintain system models using UAFP, SysML, DoDAF and UML with MBSE tools such as Cameo; support requirements development and systems engineering efforts; and engage with Agile teams, as well as other functional areas.
We are looking for innovative thinkers who are interested in supporting the application of commercial technologies to operational military use cases.  These technologies include 5G communications , machine learning, and future wireless technologies in support of advanced battle management capabilities.  The qualified candidate must be able to thrive in fast-paced environments. The minimum expected skills include being comfortable multi-tasking and reprioritizing daily, drafting whitepapers and proposals, building and giving PowerPoint presentations, and self-learning without minimal direction.  Desired experience in creating Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and/or executing program budgets.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 14 years of relevant experience; OR Master's Degree in STEM with 12 years of experience
  • Experience in Aerospace and/or Systems Engineering
  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with 5G architectures and systems
  • Experience developing system descriptive models using UAFP, DoDAF, UML, or SysML
  • Experience with Agile workflows
  • Experience with DOORS for requirements development and traceability
  • Experience with Cameo Enterprise Architecture modeling for system design
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to learn new tools and processes quickly

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 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

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.

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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.