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Sr Principal GN&C Product Support Equipment Software Engineer – 4547-1

Requisition ID: R10051768

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Sr Principal GN&C Product Support Equipment Software Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. 

What You’ll Get To Do: 

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

Support Equipment engineering utilizes a Systems Engineering approach to establish Support Equipment functional and performance requirements.  Support Equipment engineering is involved in all phases of research and product lifecycle development starting with requirements, initial concepts, trade studies, early air vehicle design influence, design and development of the Support Equipment item, hardware-software integration, fabrication/procurement, engineering evaluation testing, verification, delivery of hardware, and support of delivered hardware.  The candidate will use technical principles, theories and concepts and apply them to develop recommended solutions to technical problems.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the skill and ability to perform professional tasks in one or more aspects of a product lifecycle, to include coordination between other teammates, supervisors, project leaders and other professionals. Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, including critical thinking and technical problem-solving skills.

The Support Equipment Software Engineer designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs software for Support Equipment containing logical and mathematical solutions. The engineer conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of embedded systems for safety and mission critical software.  The engineer ensures program mandated software standards and compliance criteria are met. Understands and can develop in a continuous integration tool chain meeting technical and compliance requirements

This position’s 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.  


Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 9 Years of related experience with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years, US citizenship and ability to obtain Special Access clearance
  • Experience collaborating with multiple engineering disciplines
  • Understanding of embedded computers and embedded software
  • Experience with C++ and object oriented design
  • Experience with developing software for hardware devices

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with nuclear certification
  • Experience developing software for a support equipment
  • Experience with an assembly language or C
  • Experience designing software using UML (sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, class diagrams)
  • Experience developing device drivers
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Ethernet networking
  • Experience with nuclear surety requirements
  • Experience with 3D design / 2D drawing CAD system
  • Hands on experience with equipment maintenance, fabrication, assembly, power, hand and measuring tools
  • Experience in design of mechanical and electrical military aircraft subsystems
  • Knowledge in the development of Support Equipment design solutions
  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  • Hands on experience with equipment maintenance, fabrication, assembly, power, hand and measuring tools
  • Experience with ANSI/ASME Y14.5 GD&T
  • Experience establishing product requirements, design of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using a model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tool such as Cameo EA, Rhapsody, or CORE

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 

Salary Range: $108,600 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

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.