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Northrop Grumman System Engineer / Principal System Engineer - Model Based Systems Engineer in Orlando, Florida

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks experienced System Engineers for a fast-paced, growing, dynamic position supporting simulation and training programs in Orlando, Florida .

Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense. Our engineering teams perform a variety of tasks leading to the successful integration, test, deployment, and sustainment of complex modeling & simulation (M&S) systems, enabling a worldwide distributed mission training capability over secure networks.

Systems Engineer primary responsibilities are:

Perform model-based systems engineering development activities to produce digital engineering design artifacts

Perform technical planning, requirements analysis and development, verification and validation, cost and risk tradeoff analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems

Support system specification updates and associated performance enhancements and interface development/upgrade efforts

Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications

Review and analyze system requirements and identify impacts to the appropriate requirements and/or design specifications

Identify integration issues and system requirements discrepancies across multiple systems

In addition, the candidate must be a team player, able to work comfortably and effectively with company team members as well as program stakeholders and DoD contractor personnel using strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Also, the candidate may be required to travel in support of customer interface, technical interchange meetings, on-site technical support, and event/exercise support.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications below.


This requisition may be filled at either as a System Engineer or a Principal System Engineer

Basic Qualifications:

Education/Experience for the System Engineer: 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical STEM field.

Education/Experience for the Principal System Engineer : 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 1 Years with PhD. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical STEM field.

Basic Qualifications for Both Levels:

US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Experience working within formal engineering & development processes for the development of complex systems

Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications

Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

Experience performing model-based systems engineering design activities using industry-leading MBSE development tools, such as IBM Rational Rhapsody or NoMagic Enterprise Architect/MagicDraw or Cameo experience preferred, to produce DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF), System Modeling Language (SysML), and Unified Modeling Language (UML) digital engineering design artifacts

Experience with distributed simulation protocols such as DIS, HLA, TENA

Experience with deployment of DoD Systems such as IFF, Radar Systems, Radio Communications, Data Links, Munitions, Electronic Warfare, Aircraft Representation

Ability to develop and present material outside the immediate work function

Possess a working knowledge of cyber security concepts

Possess a working knowledge software programming functional concepts

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.

Job Category : Engineering