Sr Staff Engineer Systems Architect – Lead Engineering Architect (TO60) (24-205)Colorado Springs, CO

Requisition ID: R10163380

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America | Schriever AFB, Colorado, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr Staff Engineer Systems Architect – Lead Engineering Architect (TO60) (24-205) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in on-site in Colorado Springs, CO and relocation is not available.

Position Overview:

The Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program integrates the Missile Defense System. It is a vital operational system that enables the U.S. president, secretary of defense, and combatant commanders at strategic, regional, and operational levels to systematically plan ballistic missile defense operations, to see the battle develop collectively, and to dynamically manage designated networked sensors and weapons systems to achieve global and regional mission objectives. C2BMC supports a layered missile defense capability that enables an optimized response to threats of all ranges in all phases of flight. C2BMC is the force multiplier that globally and regionally networks integrate, synchronizing autonomous sensor and weapon systems and operations to optimize performance. C2BMC is integral to all system ground and flight tests, which verify and exercise all current and future missile defense system capabilities.

The C2BMC-Global Lead Architect oversees all software and system architectural decisions and design quality. The position is expected to be able to focus on execution, support proposal development, shape business efforts, and contribute to the technology roadmap for the C2BMC enterprise. The C2BMC-G architect works with the Chief Architect's office to synergize patterns and design approaches with the rest of the C2BMC enterprise. The C2BMC-G architect may also need to fulfill the role of C2BMC Deputy Architect to support C2BMC enterprise design/development and design quality.

Essential Functions:

  • Familiarity or experience with the Missile Defense Agency.

  • Familiarity or experience with the Command Control Battle Management and Communications program.

  • Familiarity or experience with the Space Domain, Space Force, US Space Command, or the National Space Defense Center.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present to senior leadership in large forums and moderate small forum deep technical sessions.

  • Familiarity with the cyber, platform, and network architecture technologies, dependencies, and design drivers.

  • Travel to and from Schriever Space Force Base is expected an average of 2 days per week.

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume if applicable.

  • An active TS/SCI clearance is required to start. TS clearance with an investigation or CV date within 5 years is needed.

  • 14 years with a Bachelor’s degree in Science or a related field; 18 years experience in lieu of a degree or 12 years with a Master’s degree in a related field.

  • Must have demonstrated experience designing large command and control and/or weapon systems.

  • Must possess demonstrated experience driving large multi-site software development efforts, including external interfaces, real-time processing, persistence, and distributed user community.

  • Must possess experience executing under Federal Acquisition Regulations, including Proposals, Negotiations, Operational Concepts, Requirements, Standards Compliance, Design, Implementation, and Selloff.

  • Demonstrated experience conducting or leading Analysis of Alternatives, Trade Studies, and/or Design Evaluations.

  • Demonstrated experience managing mathematically complex algorithm development efforts.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $166,500 - $249,700

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.