Sentinel (GBSD) – Principal / Sr. Principal Digital Engineer – Guidance Computer Digital Board Designer – 4302-1
Requisition ID: R10115315
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
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 Principal / Senior Principal Digital Engineer to join the Flight Systems Team as a Flight Unit Digital Board Designer. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Final grade level offered will be based on candidate experience level.
What You’ll Get To Do:
The successful candidate will report to the Guidance Computer Unit Responsible Design Engineer (RDE) and will develop digital board designs utilized in the Guidance Computer (GC) flight Unit. The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. The scope of this role includes collaboration with systems engineers, mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers, and other electrical engineers to perform design trades and requirements flow down, to create interconnection drawings, to perform electrical analysis, to develop test plans, and ultimately to deliver working hardware that meets program requirements. The qualified candidate will be a digital design engineer who will work on digital board design and development with application in an embedded control processing function.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts
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. Relocation assistance may be available.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 9 years of engineering experience, or a Master’s Degree and 7 years’ experience, or a PhD and 4 years’ experience
Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of engineering experience, or a Master’s Degree and 3 years’ experience, or a PhD and 0 years’ experience
Experience designing board level digital hardware including architecture development, conceptual design, detail circuit design, schematics development, worst case analysis and/or board Integration & Test
Experience developing Digital Electronics for Radiation Hardened Missile or Space applications
US citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Digital or Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience
A current DoD Secret clearance or higher, granted or investigated within last 6 years
Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organization
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.