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GBSD – Staff Systems Engineer – Nuclear Surety Electrical Systems – 7026

Requisition ID: R10041748

  • 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.

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 Staff Systems Engineer to join the Mission Defense Team. This position can be filled in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will support the Nuclear Surety sub-IPT and have the following responsibilities:

• Support testing and verification of electrical and software components for verification and validation activities

• Monitor and participate in test execution activities for electrical hardware

• Analyze software test results and communicate anomalies and/or issues to the electrical design teams

• Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support to ICBM development and modification program

• Apply the principles of engineering to verify the system design using applicable standards and specifications

• Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for mechanical, electrical and integrated systems

• Perform requirements analysis, develop source data for requirements, generate test requirements and prepare test reports (Nuclear Surety Evaluations)

• Work with sub-contractors to ensure designs are compliant with AF and DoD criteria for nuclear weapons systems

• Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal

• Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements

• 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 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

Job Qualifications:

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 14 years of experience; 12 years with Master’s Degree; 9 years with PhD

• Experience in design analysis with respect to requirements verification in any of the following areas:

  • Embedded Systems design and verification to include hardware and software especially Real-Time Operating Systems, C, and C++
  • VHDL and/or ASIC design, test, and verification
  • Common communications protocols such as TCP or UDP, RS-422, MIL-STD 1553, PCI-E, etc.
  • PCB design and layout

• Active DoD Secret clearance with a background investigation close date within the past 6 years

• 2 years’ experience with complex DoD systems

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

• Active DoD TS clearance with a background investigation close date within the past 6 years 

• Experience with nuclear weapon systems

• Experience with fault analysis methods such as Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis, Bent Pin Analysis, or Systems Theoretical Process Analysis-Security (STPA-Sec)

• Experience with Aerospace Safety standards such as DO-178C, ARINC-653, and/or MISRA C

• Experience using SysML, UPDM, and DoDAF models for software architecture and behavior

• Experience with any of the following tools: CORE, DOORs, Rhapsody, Cameo, MagicDraw

• Experience working with Nuclear Surety Standards (e.g. AFI 63-125, AFI 91-101, AFMAN 91-118/91-119, DoDM S-5210.41M/AFMAN 31-108)

• Experience in Systems Engineering in any of the following areas:

  • Requirements Management using MBSE techniques and tools including DOORs
  • Systems and end item requirements validation and verification
  • Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies

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Salary Range: $134,700 USD - $202,100 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.