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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Engineer Architect - Interfaces and Architecture 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 Principal / Senior Principal Systems Architect to join the Flight Systems Team as a Guidance System Architect. This position will be located in Roy, UT and support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here .

What You'll Get To Do:

The successful Guidance System Architect candidate will join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. In this role you will be a member of a small team of system engineers who will continue to mature the Guidance System's system engineering products from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond, focusing on interfaces & architecture maturation and integration. The role includes working in a fully immersed Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach for systems engineering. In this role you will be responsible for the development of the Guidance element's system engineering products, maturing Guidance element requirement specifications, interface control documents (ICDs) and system architecture definition as well as ensuring vertical and horizontal integration of the Guidance system requirements, interfaces and design.

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 position may be filled at a higher level based on qualification below.



You'll bring these qualifications:

This position may be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal level

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

  • A minimum 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years with a Master's; or 0 years with a PhD (Sr. Principal requires 9 years with a BS degree; 7 years with a Master's; or 4 years with a PhD)

  • MBSE experience with having implemented system architecture definition using UPDM and/or SysML in an MBSE tool such as MagicDraw (Cameo Enterprise Architect), Rhapsody, CORE etc.

  • Experience developing ICDs and defining interfaces in an MBSE environment

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance investigated within last 6 years

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Working understanding of basic control system theory and vehicle management systems / guidance system design

  • Experience in one of the following disciplines: guidance & control systems, inertial sensors, navigation systems or vehicle management systems

  • Extensive knowledge of Cameo Enterprise Architect

  • Mature requirements definition experience including definition of verification plans

  • 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

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance

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