1+ months

Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within the Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) Department.

**How You Will Make a Difference at Northrop Grumman:**

As the lead developer of RF sensors for some of the most advanced systems in the U.S. arsenal, Northrop Grumman is a world leader in advanced sensor systems and design. These include radars for air dominance platforms (such as the F-22, Joint Strike Fighter, F-16), bomber and strike programs (such as B-1B), airborne / maritime / ground-based surveillance missions (AWACS, MESA, G/ATOR and UAV systems such as Global Hawk), as well as restricted programs and missions.

Northrop Grumman has needs for Systems Engineers on a team of Model-Based Systems Engineering Experts. They will be responsible for development, implementing, and understanding modeling and simulation needs as a function of the systems engineering and mission engineering processes across the air, space, land, sea, and cyberspace domains. Systems Engineers on this team will use Object Oriented Systems Engineering Method (OOSEM) and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to understanding Concept Definition, CONOPS development, requirements definition and allocation, system and product definition, component (HW and SW) design and implementation, integration & test, verification, validation, and operations and sustainment. The organization and programs supported are leaders in digital transformation in the MS sector and Baltimore campus, also leveraging agile methods and Dev*Ops principles.

Qualified candidates will have opportunities to accelerate the delivery of sensor capability to our customers through the use of advanced MBSE and agile systems engineering methods. The role is multidisciplinary in nature and provides tremendous technical growth opportunities.

**Roles & Responsibilities:**

Your responsibilities may include any or all of the following:

+ System concept development
+ Elicitation and specification of functional requirements, and decomposition and traceability of those requirements
+ Performance analysis and specification
+ Architecture Trade Studies
+ Synthesize and extend architectures
+ Allocate functionality to components
+ Definition of interfaces, and Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
+ Detailed Design Analysis; May also involve test design
+ Use modern model-based systems engineering approaches that make extensive use of Systems Modeling Language (SysML) skills; integrate M&S analysis models with descriptive models
+ Determine task schedules and levels of effort needed to meet program goals
+ Mentor and direct junior staff efforts to meet program deadlines
+ Communicate technical capabilities and analyses with internal stakeholders and external customers

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 9 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 7 years of related experience, or 4 years of experience with a PhD.
+ Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and relative methodologies
+ Working knowledge and frequency use with Cameo Enterprise Architecture / Magic Draw
+ Capable of mentoring technical professionals and/or advising programs on the use of Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
+ General understanding of Requirements elicitation and generation.
+ General understanding of Architecture, Interface Definition, and Design.
+ US Citizen with an active Secret clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ DoD Top Secret Clearance
+ Domain knowledge in RF sensors
+ Experience with DOORS and requirements/architecture linking
+ Experience with physics-based model or simulation development
+ Experience with Multidisciplinary Design Analysis Optimization (MDAO)
+ Experience working in an agile development environment
+ Experience with version control using e.g. Teamwork Cloud, SVN, GitHub

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission 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

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This positions 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.

Salary Range: $119,800.00 - $179,600.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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.

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Posted: 2021-12-14 Expires: 2022-07-14

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