Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) (Melbourne FL)Melbourne, FL

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

The Systems Engineer will utilize Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices to support an Air Dominance (AD) Systems Engineering Integration (SEI) Integrated Product Team (IPT), and act as an Embedded Systems Engineer (ESE) for cross-IPT collaboration within a Digital Engineering Environment. Cross-IPT support may include, but is not limited to: Product Support Team, Manufacturing, Air Vehicle, System Integration and Test, Propulsion, and Survivability.

The Systems Engineer 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:

  • System Architecture development, Supplier model integration, and internal system interface control (Cameo/Rhapsody or a similar MBSE tool)

  • Capture analytical tool and workflows (analytical architectures) that contribute to the maturation of the program Digital Engineering Environment

  • Provide requirements allocation and interface definition support to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Participate in Allocation Control Boards (ACBs), Technical Review Boards (TRBs), and other program reviews and boards, as required

  • 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.

  • Provide cross-IPT support for Capture efforts, contract documents (e.g., SSOW/SDRL/CDRL), and trade studies as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal System Engineer : Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 5 years of experience in engineering; OR a Master of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 3 years of experience in engineering; OR PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university.

  • Sr. Principal System Engineer : Bachelor of Science degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of experience in engineering; OR a Master of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 7 years of experience in engineering; OR PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 4 years of experience in 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).

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start.

  • Experience in Systems Engineering.

  • Experience with MBSE, software design, or demonstrated ability to work with software-aided design tools .

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Computer Engineering

  • Working knowledge of MBSE tools such as Cameo, Magic Draw, Rhapsody, Sparx EA, and/or Enterprise Architect

  • Experience working on military aircraft/spacecraft systems

  • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements

  • Experience in system architecture, CONOPs, or model-based system engineering

  • Experience in ICD development and integration

Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600

Salary Range 2: $112,000 - $168,000

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.