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Sentinel (GBSD) GN&C Software Systems Architect- Boss 7410

Requisition ID: R10048562

  • 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 Systems Architect. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you’ll get to do: 

The selected candidate will be part of Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Software Architect joining our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Roy, Utah. This role will support the maturity of the GN&C Software systems engineering products from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond. Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to systems engineering as well as performing the hands-on work. Individual will be responsible for ensuring the execution and quality of the GN&C Software engineering products and their alignment with parent Guidance systems, acting as the liaison with different IPTs, maturing GN&C Software unit requirement specifications, interface control documents (ICDs), and architecture definition as well as ensuring vertical and horizontal integration of the GN&C Software requirements, interfaces and design.

  • Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:
  • Designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements
  • Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications
  • Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept
  • Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with 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 position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • A minimum 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 0 years with a Master’s or an additional 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • U.S. Citizenship and an Active Secret Security Clearance or higher
  • Mature requirements definition experience including definition of verification plans
  • Knowledge of MBSE tool such as MagicDraw (Cameo Enterprise Architect), Rhapsody, CORE etc.
  • Secret security clearance and ability to obtain a special access clearance

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Familiarity or experience with MagicDraw / Cameo EA
  • Familiarity or expertise in DOORS requirements management tool
  • Experience developing ICDs and defining interfaces in an MBSE environment
  • Experience working in an Agile team or even leading a scrum team
  • Understanding of GN&C algorithms and flight critical software development
  • Understanding of the following specialty areas: nuclear surety, cybersecurity, flight safety
  • Working understanding of basic control system theory and vehicle management systems / guidance system design
  • Work experience in one of the following disciplines: guidance & control systems, inertial sensors, navigation systems or vehicle management systems

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Salary Range: $71,000 USD - $106,700 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.