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Northrop Grumman Thread Architect - Systems Architect 3 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will be a Systems Engineer with architecture and modeling experience.

This position will support the maturation of thread capabilities for a manned aircraft mission. The Thread Architect will work with a Thread Lead to mature the capabilities through functional analysis and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes to deliver just-in-time design and optimize the development schedule for incremental capability development and early integration. This individual will collaborate with several stakeholders (subsystem developers, system integrators, system testers, system requirements engineers) to support delivery of quality design products, lead Thread Capability detailed planning (and define acceptance criteria), and manage tracking of the development schedule. This individual will also support development of thread integration plans and procedures and maintain technical cognizance of subsystem interdependencies and maturity of ICD's for identifying and resolving gaps. This individual will incorporate cross-IPT feedback to support the development and Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) approval of the following products:

  • Models of interface input/output, including messages, fields and signals, between subsystems to provide specification of end-to-end system capabilities for developers

  • Integration procedures

  • Development schedules

  • Models of software-to-hardware deployment and interface protocols

  • Mapping between requirements and design

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years of software engineering experience OR-

  • Master's Degree in STEM and 3 years of experience OR

  • PhD in STEM and 0 years of experience

  • Candidate must have previous Systems Engineering experience.

  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the DoD Secret or Top Secret level.

  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain specific program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science or higher degree in Applied Math, EE, SW, or Computer Science.

  • Experience using Rhapsody and/or CORE to model large systems with multiple developers.

  • Previous Systems Engineering Thread Lead role.

  • Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred.

  • Preference for final active DoD Secret within 5 years.

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

Job Category : Engineering

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