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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Systems Engineer - Nuclear Surety Thread Lead 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 Systems Engineer - Nuclear Surety Thread Lead This position will be permanently located in Roy, Utah 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.

The selected candidate will join our Mission Defense Team (MDT) and will interface with the Systems Engineering Team (SET) for Nuclear Surety design and interface requirements. Duties will include:

  • Developing requirements and verification plans

  • Implementing requirements and verification plan changes in DOORS and drive changes through CM process

  • Ensuring consistency of requirements and verification plan implementation in the requirements database

  • Interfacing with the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) team to integrate DOORS with requirements and verification architecture models

  • Performing capability assessment evaluations

  • Non-compliance adjudication

  • Cross-program collaboration

  • Supporting lower level development entities including major subcontractors to ensure designs/artifacts are compliant with AF and DoD criteria for nuclear weapons systems

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.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related experience

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a background investigation close date within the past 6 years

  • 2 years of experience working with requirements in DOORS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD TS clearance with a background investigation close date within the past 6 years

  • 2+ years of experience with Nuclear Weapon Systems

  • Experience working with Nuclear Surety Requirements (e.g. AFI 63-125, AFMAN 91-118/91-119/31-108, DODM 5210.41, AFI 91-107)

  • Experience with any of the following tools and languages: CORE, Rhapsody, Cameo, ModelCenter, MagicDraw, SysML

  • Experience in Systems Engineering and any of the following areas:

  • Requirements Management: MBSE, Functional Block Diagrams, Specification Trees

  • Systems and end item requirements validation and verification

  • Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies

  • General knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines: Safety, Nuclear Hardness, Nuclear Surety, Material Science, Environmental, Parts and Logistics, etc

  • Hardware and/or Software Requirement development experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skillsNorthrop 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