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Northrop Grumman GBSD Senior GNC Software Architect / Engineer 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 Staff Software Architect / Embedded Software Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

Designs and develops system architectures for an embedded software system, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer specifications. Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer. A substantial portion of the work involves collaboration within and across IPTs. 25% travel to El Segundo for first 6 months due to work in the laboratory. 10% travel thereafter.

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.




Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field plus 14 years of experience, or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field plus 12 years of experience

  • Familiar with developing software, architecting, and writing requirements for a hard real time system

  • Experience designing software using UML (sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, class diagrams)

  • Experience developing software for a high-reliability system

  • Familiar with C++ and object oriented design

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with re-investigation date of 6 years or less.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience with nuclear surety and safety requirements

  • Experience developing missile flight systems software

  • Experience participating in an Agile team or as a Scrum Master

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Holds a current in-scope DoD Top Secret or SAP 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