Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - MBSEWoodland Hills, CA

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a MBSE Systems Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. As a MBSE Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You'll get to Do:

In this role you will be collaborating with cross-functional engineering teams to establish architecture content and develop solutions that achieve customer intent. It will require you to demonstrate good communication skills, systems thinking, and the ability to capture technical design in MBSE architecture products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Developing system architectures

  • Defining key capabilities and performance requirements

  • Decomposing functionality

  • Defining interfaces in a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) environment.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for the Principal Engineer Level:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline AND 5 years of related professional/military experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering OR a Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of related professional/military experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering OR a Ph.D with related professional/military/academic experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering.

  • Experience in Cameo, Rhapsody, Simulink, SCADE, or other MBSE Modeling applications.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher clearance.

Basic Qualifications for the Sr. Principal Engineer Level:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering OR a Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of related professional/military experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering OR a Ph.D in a STEM discipline with 4 years of related professional/military experience in MBSE or Systems Engineering

  • Experience in Cameo, Rhapsody, Simulink, SCADE, or other MBSE Modeling applications.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher clearance.

This position is contingent upon clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with UML, SysML, and/or AADL

  • Familiar with DoDAF/UPDM, SysML, or UAF

  • Experience developing MBSE artifacts such as behavior diagrams (activity, sequence, or state machine) and structure diagrams (block definition and internal block diagrams) in SysML

  • Experience with Systems Engineering activities, such as functional analysis, requirements development and decomposition, interface definition, or verification

  • Experience running CAMEO Simulation Tool Kit for SysML validation

  • Ability to analyze architectures and develop MBSE views in SysML

  • Experience with Magic Grid Framework

  • Experience with DOORs

  • Familiar with C/C++ Familiar with Software Design Patterns

  • Familiar with digital processing

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, geographically dispersed team environment

  • Interfacing and presenting to customers

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Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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.