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Staff Engineer Systems Architect/Sr. Staff Engineer Systems Architect

Requisition ID: R10104037

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SAP
  • 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.

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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Staff Systems Engineer Architect/Sr. Staff Systems Engineer Architect that will utilize Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices to guide and support the Systems Engineering Integration (SEI) Integrated Product Team (IPT), for cross-IPT collaboration and future program capture within the APEX Division. This position is located on-site at our Melbourne, FL location.

The individual will be responsible for operating in an agile team environment to provide cross-IPT support as the SME of the program’s implementation of a digital culture in the development of the architecture model and associated system requirements.  The individual must possess strong leadership abilities, excellent communications skills and effective problem-solving capabilities. This candidate will act as a cross-IPT technical integrator working closely with peers and managers of other engineering disciplines, program managers, and IPT leads, with essential functions including:
• Model based system architecture development, supplier model integration, and internal system interface control 
• Capture analytical tool and workflows (analytical architectures)
• Provide requirements allocation and interface definition support to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
• Communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings at technical and program reviews and boards. 
•  Apply extensive technical expertise in the development of technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. 

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; OR PhD. with 9 years of experience
• 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) and be eligible for access to special programs.
• Experience in systems engineering with MBSE, software design, or demonstrated ability to work with software-aided design tools in the development of system architecture
• Experience leading engineering teams
• The ability to effectively communicate with engineers and management from multiple disciplines
• Experience in system design, integration, or test of aircraft systems
Preferred Qualifications:
• Top Secret clearance with experience working on special programs
• Experience with Cameo Enterprise Architecture and the Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
• Experience with Agile workflows
• Knowledge of configuration management of model-based architecture baselines
• Demonstrated communication and technical writing skills.
• Proven ability to brief technical presentations to both internal and external stakeholders

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $154,300 USD - $231,500 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.