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Sentinel (GBSD) Senior/Principal Testing Engineer-Infrastructure & Deployment – 3176-1

Requisition ID: R10070409

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

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 [insert title from BOSS].  This position will be located in [insert location from BOSS] and will support the Sentinel – Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What Youll Get To Do: 

Help us blow stuff up!  The selected candidate, as part of the Analysis Group within the Infrastructure and Deployment team, will be responsible for managing test related planning and execution for facility nuclear hardness, unauthorized entry, and other required test programs.  This will include support of test flights for the new Sentinel missile.  This selected candidate will also develop or manage the development of the technical documents associated with this testing and present those documents to various stakeholders within Northrop Grumman and the AF.


Roles and Responsibilities: 
•    Coordination with AF and other Northrop Grumman test teams
•    Oversight of testing performed by Northrop Grumman or subcontractors
•    Creation and Review of Test Plans
•    Management of test execution, including schedule and cost
•    Coordination with Systems Engineering Requirements Verification Activities
•    Coordination with Modeling and Simulation Validation Activities
•    Equipment Check-Out and Start-Up Planning
•    Due to the complex nature of the systems analyzed, the position requires working closely with multiple engineering disciplines including but not limited to Civil Design, System Engineering, and Mechanical Design to achieve program objectives in a timely manner.
•    Additional work responsibilities may include task planning, conducting technical peer reviews, and mentoring junior engineers. 
•    Interface with AF customer
 

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.  

Youll Bring These Qualifications:

.Principal Engineer Test

•    Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Physics

•    5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors in Science; 3 years with Masters or 0 years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

•    US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years)

•    Minimum of 2 years leading or executing test programs.

•    Ability to obtain and maintain active top secret clearance.

Sr. Principal Engineer Test

•    Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Physics

•    9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters or 4 years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

•    US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years)

•    Minimum of 4 years leading or executing test programs.

•    Ability to obtain and maintain active top secret clearance.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

•    Active DOD Top-Secret Clearance with completed investigation within the last 6 years
•    Experience with Delay or Blast Testing Programs
•    Experience Managing Subcontractors
•    Experience incorporating test data into analytical model benchmarking
•    EVMS Experience
•    Team Center CPLM experience
•    Experience supporting Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM)  or other missile design and deployment programs or projects
•    Excellent technical writing skills, and team building skills
•    Effective in customer relations, expectation management

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Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $98,700 USD - $148,100 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.