Sentinel Principal / Sr Principal Systems Architect - IFC (9978 9979)Roy, UT

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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal / Sr Principal Systems Engineer Architect in support of the Sentinel program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure. This position is located in Roy, Utah.

The selected candidate will join the Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) team within the System Engineering Directorate. The IFC team is responsible for coordinating the development and execution of the IFCs in accordance with the Integrated Master Schedule to support major milestone events. This position may be filled at a higher level based on qualifications listed below.

What You'll Get To Do

This role requires support of the team leads in close coordination and collaboration with the other Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) responsible for the weapon system architecture model. You will help design and develop Sentinel weapon system architecture and define key capabilities and functions for Sentinel Integrated Functional Capabilities (IFCs).

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Define design and technology maturity constraints as they relate to program integration events

  • Coordinate with integrated product teams for establishing functions and requirements within the architecture model

  • Develop descriptive system models to include logical/physical/functional block diagrams at various abstraction layers

  • Perform gap analysis within the weapon system architecture

Position Benefits

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Basic Qualifications

This position may be filled at a Principal or Sr Principal level

  • Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience with Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience with Master's degree, 0 years of experience with PhD

  • Sr Principal Systems Engineer: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of experience with Bachelor's degree, 7 years of experience with Master's degree, 4 years of experience with PhD

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance with investigation within the last 5 years or in Continuous Evaluation (CE) and ability to obtain & maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access

  • Previous systems engineering or technical project management experience

  • Experience developing model-based systems engineering products in Cameo

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Experience with Agile/DevOps methodologies, practices, and tools

  • General understanding of Northrop Grumman Corporation Engineering Processes

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and ability to interface with senior management, peers, and employees

  • Experience with Sentinel or MMIII weapon systems

  • Experience using DOORs and possesses requirements verification knowledge

  • Experience analyzing and integrating large Cameo models

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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.