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Sentinel (GBSD) Principal Systems Integration Engineer (9362

Requisition ID: R10100524

  • 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 to add a Principal Systems Integration Engineer to its Specialty Engineering team in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.  Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.  This position is located in Roy, UT

What You’ll Get To Do: 

  • Apply their experience and knowledge in technical design, build, and verification of complex systems to the full integration of specialty engineering (Nuclear Hardness & Survivability, System Safety, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects, Parts Materials & Processes, Human Factors Engineering) responsibilities to the GBSD system.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external teams to integrate specialty engineering domains across all phases of the systems lifecycle including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Maintain technical cognizance of subsystem interdependencies in support of maturing Specialty Systems Engineering analyses/products and identifying and resolving gaps.
  • Engage in formal and informal mentoring to support knowledge transfer and talent development.
  • Implement/Support MBSE strategy for the GBSD Architecture
  • Implement/Support Requirements Verification strategy for the GBSD architecture.
  • Plan with IPTs to ensure the proper testing and qualification/verification efforts are in place, planned for, and budgeted appropriately.
  • Align specialty engineering to the GBSD technical planning, system integration, requirements verification, modeling, and validation efforts.
  • This position will utilize excellent communication, mentoring, and interpersonal skills to interface with senior management, peers, and employees.

Position Benefits:

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 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.   This position may include relocation assistance for a qualified candidate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 5 years’ experience; 3 years’ experience with a Master’s; 0 years’ with PHD in STEM
  • Must be a US Citizen with an Active DOD Secret Clearance or higher obtained or reinvestigated in the last 6 years (with the ability to obtain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance)  
  • Experience in design engineering related to H/W, S/W, integration, and verification related tasks.
  • Experience with Requirements Management in DOORS and/or Modeling with MBSE tools such as Cameo

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in at least one of the following disciplines, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects, Nuclear Hardness, Systems Safety or Human Systems Integration
  • Experience in ground-based deterrence systems
  • Experience with R, Python, C/C++, Java, object-oriented design, or similar experience
  • Experience in collaboration tools such as Teamcenter, Jira, and/or Confluence
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment.
  • Active Top Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6


Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $125,600 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.