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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Verification Eng in Roy, Utah

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 Engineer to join the team. This position will be located in Roy, Utah or Colorado Springs, CO and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. 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.

Roles and responsibilities:

The selected engineer will be responsible for developing requirement verification plans for a large, complex system. The engineer will perform requirements and system architecture analysis, derive test requirements, develop detailed model-based test plans, and develop and report metrics. This individual will work in a collaborative environment requiring to work with architecture, product design, and test teams across all system functions.

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

Develop detailed Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) test plans

Support Longer-term, objective-based assignments

Work on problem resolution and make process improvement recommendations

Occasional travel to Northrop Grumman and Government locations within the United States

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

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.

"This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below."



You'll Bring These Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal level. BQs for a Principal Software Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer requires 5 years of engineering experience with BS in STEM or 3 years with Masters

Sr. Principal Systems Engineer requires 9 years of engineering experience with BS or 7 years with MS or 4 years with PhD

Requirments for both Principal Systems Engineer and Sr Principal Systems Engineer

  • Bachelors in Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university

  • A current DoD Secret clearance awarded/adjudicated within the last 6 years

  • Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers

  • Ability and desire to rapidly learn a complex system spanning many engineering disciplines

  • Ability to break down complex behaviors and functions into testable components

  • Ability to exemplify continuous learning and self-growth

  • Ability to comfortably work with geographically dispersed teams

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Direct experience in Model Based Systems Engineering principles, approaches, and tools

  • Exposure to the Agile methodology, particularly in a systems engineering domain

  • Experience in test and verification planning of large systems of both hardware and software

  • Excellent technical writing skills and team building skills

  • Demonstrated communication skills and flexibility

Principal Systems Engineer

•Salary minimum: $92,000

•Salary maximum: $138,000

Sr Principal Systems Engineer

•Salary minimum: $114,080

•Salary maximum: $171,120

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.

Job Category : Engineering