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Sentinel (GBSD)Principal Field Engineer/ Sr Field Engineer – 6059, 6724, 6725

Requisition ID: R10029078

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • 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, 50% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is hiring a Deployment and Transition Field Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program

The successful candidate for this position will perform the duties for Deployment of the GBSD weapon system. The successful candidate will assist in site buildup, system emplacement and modification of existing MMIII Launch Facilities.. They will research, plan, design and develop schedules, procedures and material for upgrade projects to include electrical and electronic equipment, power systems components for the GBSD Weapon System.

Job Description:

Have the ability to plan,  document, and install assembly, disassembly, troubleshooting, and check-out of weapon system equipment.
Have excellent interpersonal skills, communications skills, be self-motivated, understand and exhibit a strong team work ethic and approach.
Work closely with other IPT’s (Integrated Product Teams), Design Engineering IPT’s, Configuration Management, Systems Engineering, and Technical Publication Writing/Editing teams.

The successful candidate will conduct deployment planning to include installation for all weapon system equipment. For example:

  • Physical security
  • Security, keys, codes, and encryption of various communication systems
  • Launch control, flight racks, and command/monitoring equipment
  • LCC blast valves, LCC blast doors, LCC/LF shock isolation systems
  • Install, removal, transport, and receive the GBSD missile downstages to include GBSD aerospace vehicle equipment
  • Umbilical cables, suspension system, and launcher closure system
  • LF/LCC power and environmental systems
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Required support equipment to include common and peculiar; anything from hand tools to test equipment and special purpose vehicles
  • Support of nuclear certification

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Field Engineer or a Sr Principal Systems Engineer

Basic Qualifications

  • Level Principal Field Engineer: 5 Years of ICBM experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. May consider 9 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Level Sr Field Engineer: 9 Years of ICBM experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. May consider 11 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree

Experience for both Principal and Sr Principal Field Engineer

  • Experience in 2M0X1 (EMT) or 2M0X2 (MMT/MHT) or 2M0X3 (FMT) USAF career fields
  • Active Secret Security Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Advanced Degree in a related field.
  • 10+ years of ICBM experience

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 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: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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

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 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.