Principal/Sr. Principal MBSE Engineer TCLinthicum, MD

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The Transformational Computing business within Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is a highly motivated, talented, and growing organization focused on advancing the science and engineering of superconducting electronic systems into new capabilities and products. Transformational Computing is developing the technologies to transform computing beyond Moore's Law by advancing development of computer architectures, processing and memory subsystems, and large scale high performance computing systems.

The Systems Engineering group is seeking an experienced MBSE Engineer to perform front-end system design activities and product development. Reporting to the Systems Engineering Lead, the MBSE Engineer will collaborate with research scientists and product teams to perform system architecture and design activities. As a member of the product development teams, the MBSE Engineer will develop advanced computing research into product designs and architectures. While the focus is on hardware/software systems, a cross-functional team will be needed that can apply aspects of microwave and analog electronics, digital hardware design, mechanical and thermal design, and environmental control.

The MBSE Engineer will:

  • Lead the systems engineering effort, support systems and the target transformational computing system. This senior systems engineering role is expected to work across the transformational computing group.

  • The systems engineer will be responsible for the definition of system requirements and associated verification and validation approaches. The system engineer shall be expected to work with customers, scientists and engineers.

  • The systems engineering effort will use a model-based systems engineering methodology as adapted to support an R&D environment in support of the development of tools and advanced computational systems.

  • As part of a cross-functional systems team, mentor, and cross-train other team members.

  • Lead the trade study definition, metrics development and evaluations for the use of novel technologies to aid in the development of support tools and target transformational computing systems.

  • Working with the SEIT Lead, they will lead, establish, and enforce the adoption of standard processes, configuration management, and good engineering practices

  • Engage in systems thinking and demonstrate technical leadership.

  • Willingness to learn and understand state of the art concepts and technologies that are foundational to the transformational computing technical architectures.

This position will serve on-site in Linthicum/ Annapolis Junction, MD.

This position can be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal MBSE Engineer :

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a similar technical discipline with 5 years of related experience, or 3 years with a Master's Degree, or 0 years with a PhD.

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with CI/FS poly clearance per business requirements.

  • Proficiency with Magic Draw, Cameo Enterprise Architect, Cameo System Architect, or Cameo System Modeler.

  • Experience and specific technical knowledge of at least two of the following

  • Experience in developing SysML models for mechanical and thermal management systems.

  • Experience in developing SysML models for test systems.

  • Computer Engineering including design of processors, custom ASICs, and FPGAs.

  • Experience in developing specifications for high speed digital and analog interfaces.

  • Experience in developing SysML/Enterprise Architecture model for Software/IT systems consisting of high reliability services, databases, and data analysis tools.

  • Development of Interface Control Documents from a SysML model.

  • Ability to capture stakeholder needs and perform functional decomposition into an executable SysML model.

  • Strategies for integrating and sharing models among multiple domains, teams, or subcontractors.

  • Performing system validation and verification against a SysML model.

  • Performing MBSE within an Agile development environment.

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal MBSE Engineer :

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a similar technical discipline with 9 years of related experience, or 7 years with a Master's Degree, or 4 years with a PhD.

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with CI/FS poly clearance per business requirements.

  • Proficiency with Magic Draw, Cameo Enterprise Architect, Cameo System Architect, or Cameo System Modeler.

  • Experience and specific technical knowledge of at least two of the following:

  • Experience in developing SysML models for mechanical and thermal management systems.

  • Experience in developing SysML models for test systems.

  • Computer Engineering including design of processors, custom ASICs, and FPGAs.

  • Experience in developing specifications for high speed digital and analog interfaces.

  • Experience in developing SysML/Enterprise Architecture model for Software/IT systems consisting of high reliability services, databases, and data analysis tools.

  • Development of Interface Control Documents from a SysML model.

  • Ability to capture stakeholder needs and perform functional decomposition into an executable SysML model.

  • Strategies for integrating and sharing models among multiple domains, teams, or subcontractors.

  • Performing system validation and verification against a SysML model.

  • Performing MBSE within an Agile development environment.

Preferred Qualifications for Principal / Sr. Principal MBSE Engineer :

  • Experience leading cross functional teams.

  • Experience in custom hardware system design.

  • Knowledge or experience in microwave, high speed digital, or cryogenic test.

  • Active TS/SCI with CI/FS poly security clearance.

Salary Range: $102,400 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $199,600

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.

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