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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal/Sr Principal Software Engineer - SIL Test Automation 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 GBSD Principal/Sr Principal Software Engineer - SIL Test Automation. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What you will get to do:

  • Develop software to create a centralized test controller for the System Integration Labs.

  • Test controller will be a mix of COTS and custom software.

  • Design software interfaces for communication with test stations/test sets/instrumentation with the goal of test automation.

  • Develop a suite of tools ranging from analytical tools to post processing data tools, including system performance metrics.

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 be filled at a higher level based on qualifications listed below.



You'll bring these qualifications:

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

  • Degree and years of related experience:

  • Principal SW Engineer: 5 years of experience with BS, 3 with MS, 0 with PhD, 9 years required in lieu of a degree

  • Sr Principal SW Engineer: 9 years of experience with BS, 7 with MS, 4 with PhD, 13 years experience in lieu of a degree

  • U.S. citizenship with an Active/In-scope (

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Knowledge of test concepts: automation, data capture, reporting

  • Familiarity with AGILE Software development processes, scrum master

  • Programming experience in C/C++, Python, Linux

  • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work in multi-functional teams

  • In-scope (

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