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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Architect in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Principal Systems Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Review cyber capability needs statements submitted by mission owners throughout the Cyber Operational Force (COF).

Work with mission owners to refine needs statements to elicit, analyze, develop, and manage derive needs stated as requirement or in the form agile user stories.

Develop functional models in the form of functional block diagrams, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams, and other using model-based system engineering.

Perform trade studies and analysis of alternatives and make recommendations on how to best move forward in providing needed capabilities.

Work with internal and external capability development teams in technical exchange and agile scrum meetings.

Participate in cross-organization working groups and meeting supporting Government leads.

Prepare and present technical briefings to stakeholders including mission owners, cyber analysts/operators, Government and military persons, and to command leadership.

Identify and manage technical and schedule risks recommending and following through on risk mitigations.

Author system documentation, test plans, system engineering plans, point papers, and white papers.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

B.S. degree in the STEM field or related field and 8 years of relevant work experience.

Senior Technical Writing experience

Understanding of Configuration Management

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in STEM field

Understanding of Unified Platform (UP)

Understanding on Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture (JCWA)

Understanding on MARFORCYBER Engineering process

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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