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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff System Architecture Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Systems Engineering organization. This position will be located in San Diego, CA .
In this role you will be responsible for coordination and collaboration with diverse engineering design teams to provide imaginative, technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems in establishing and managing the technical baseline in support of review milestones. You will be executing tasks in system engineering functions. The position requires systems thinking and working knowledge of the full development life-cycle processes that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. You will be needing strong leadership characteristics in coordinating with multiple teams and managing tasks.
Technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
Ensuring the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Performing functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.
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Must have a Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 14 years of related professional / military experience to include a background in Systems Engineering OR a Master's degree AND 12 years of related professional / military experience to include a background in Systems Engineering OR a PhD degree AND 9 years of related professional / military experience to include a background in Systems Engineering
Must have an active DoD Top Secret clearance (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.
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
Demonstrated communication and technical writing skills.
Proven ability to brief technical presentations to stakeholders.
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Agile Systems Engineering Experience.
Experience with DOORS, Confluence, and JIRA.
Salary Range: $161,000 - $241,400
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.
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.