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GBSD – Principal / Sr. Principal Circuit Design Engineer – Guidance Computer Analog Board Design – 2363-1

Requisition ID: R10029577

  • 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, 10% 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 Principal / Sr. Principal Circuit Design 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 level will be based on selected candidate’s experience.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will fill the role of Guidance Computer Analog Board Design Engineer joining our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual in this role will develop Analog 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 flowdown, 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 an experienced analog design engineer who will work on the actuator drive board design and development with application in an embedded control processing function.  This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer Electrical Lead.

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. Relocation assistance may be available.

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Basic Qualifications: 

• Principal Engineer: A 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: A 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

• Experience with electrical circuit design, including architecture development, conceptual design, detail circuit design, schematics development, and worst case analysis

• Experience with PSpice and Mathcad tools

• Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:  

• Experience with planar magnetics, hi-density mechanical packaging, and thermal control techniques for aerospace environments

• Experience developing Analog/Power/Drive Electronics for Radiation Hardened Missile or Space applications

• Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience

• Knowledge of control systems and feedback theory

• Experience providing manufacturing test support on deliverable hardware

• Experience performing hardware testing and validation


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $163,000 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.