Sentinel (GBSD) Principal / Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer – Integration & Test – 9712; 9713
Requisition ID: R10110697
- 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: 2
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 world’s 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.
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 Mechanical Engineer to join the Flight Systems Team. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Final grade determined based on candidate experience.
What You’ll Get To Do:
The selected candidate will support the Air Vehicle Integration and Test sub-IPT and will be responsible for the following :
Develop customer contractual needs and requirements into test solutions that acknowledges technical schedule and cost constraints.
Develop and direct preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules.
Review and evaluate test requirements for completeness of test program.
Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts, Element Test teams, System Test teams, and other stakeholders to identify test objectives, test requirements, and risks that require test to mitigate
Supporting development of instrumentation requirements for Hardware in the Loop testing.
Identify test support requirements and coordinate with Design & Integration team for budget and personnel needs
Overseeing test activities in support or requirement verification and validation.
Conduct daily briefing and approve test start for each test event.
Approve Break of Configuration on the test floor
Conduct table top reviews and dry run test procedures with test team prior to execution
Coordinate and conduct Technical and Safety Review Boards, and Test Readiness Reviews
Support customer Test Plan Working Groups
Prepare Test Planning Team charters
Coordinate with Quality organization for test support
Review and approve major test amendments
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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 5 years of experience; 3 years with Master’s Degree; 0 years with PhD
Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 9 years of experience; 7 years with Master’s Degree; 4 years with PhD
Demonstrated leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills.
Understanding of Model Based System Engineering principles, working experience with CAMEO or similar tool
Experience with ICBMs (MM, PK, Small Missile) or DOD programs
Experience coordinating integrated testing activities with multiple test teams.
Strong understanding of entire product lifecycle, modeling and engineering best practices
US Citizen with a current active DoD Secret clearance granted or reinvestigated within past 6 years
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP) as a condition of continued employment.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Knowledge of system integration and test principles and processes
Knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, DOORS database, requirements decomposition and allocation
Experience collaborating with other IPTs to define test objectives and test requirements for test activities in the Hardware in the Loop Labs.
Experience with development, planning, and execution of qualification and acceptance test plans, as well as supporting design and test reporting and reviews
Experience developing and updating the detailed integration test plan (ITP)
Experience with the generation of test procedures and test readiness reviews (TRRs)
Experience with creation of test Concept of Operations (ConOps) flows that maximizes the utility of test resources while meeting schedule and technical requirements and/or constraints
Experience with generation and support of test data decomposition and test reports to other IPTs including consolidating and processing of final test data for requirements verification/model validation sign-off
Knowledge/experience with AF Test Directive 99-103
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.