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Sentinel (GBSD) Sr. Staff Instrumentation Engineer – 9540

Requisition ID: R10100533

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Unknown City, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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 Senior Staff Instrumentation Systems Engineer to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This candidate will join Northrop Grumman’s Space System team supporting the Air Force’s Sentinel (Ground Based Strategic Deterrent - GBSD) program.

This position will be either located in Roy, UT, or a hybrid telecommuting position involving 25% or more travel to Roy, UT to perform work in classified areas as required. This individual will serve as the Subject Matter Expert for the On Board Test Equipment Flight Test Instrumentation and Electrical Analysis

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do:
  • Provide technical oversight and issue resolution for On Board Test Equipment hardware during development and test.  

  • Provide technical direction and support to the hardware, software, and systems engineering teams in the development and documentation of On Board Test Equipment and AFSS

  • Assist OBTE IPT Lead and OBTE Chief Engineer in risk identification and tracking, especially risks associated with OBTE and AFSS hardware 

  • Provide other support to the OBTE Chief Engineer as needed

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) with 14 years of engineering experience; 12 years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD 

  • Flight Test Instrumentation Operations Experience

  • Flight Test Instrumentation Architect Experience 

  • CAD skills with experience developing wire diagrams and/or electrical schematics  

  • Must have US Citizenship with an active DoD Secret Clearance granted or reinvestigated within the last 6 years 

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP)  as a condition of continued employment

  • (non-local candidates): Willingness and ability to travel, up to and/or exceeding, 25% of the time to classified site (Roy, UT) as required by the business

These Qualifications would be Nice to Have:
  • 20+ years of engineering experience on military / aerospace programs

  • Experience with TTC and ACRA instrumentation data systems

  • An active DoD Top Secret Clearance granted or reinvestigated within the last 6 years

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Unknown City, UT, UT, USA.

Salary Range: $154,300 USD - $231,500 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.