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Northrop Grumman GBSD Senior Principal Guidance Computer Unit Verification 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 Senior Principal Unit Verification Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah with 50% travel to El Segundo for 3 months, and 25% travel afterward. This position will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get to Do:

You will serve as the focal point for requirements verification tasks for the Guidance Computer (GC) flight Unit. The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. You will be responsible for development and documentation of the GC requirements verification activity. The scope spans requirements derivation, verification planning, development of required verification environments and setups, and generation and maintenance of verification ledger and evidence. This position reports directly the Guidance Computer Verification Lead.

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.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience identifying unit level requirements and associated derivation/flow down of requirements to internal unit subassemblies

  • Experience developing verification plans, test procedures and verification metrics

  • Experience conducting various methods of testing and analysis to verify compliance with requirements

  • Experience designing, implementing, and checking out verification test environments and setups for unit, board, and ASIC level electronic hardware

  • Experience developing and/or performing verification and/or test plans and procedures

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written, and presentation

  • Experience working cooperatively with professionals representing multiple engineering and non-engineering disciplines

  • Experience preparing for and participating in design reviews

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline from an accredited university with at least 9 years of relevant experience ;OR a Master's of Science Degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Discipline from an accredited university with 7 years of relevant experience; 4 years with a PhD.

  • Active Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical, Electrical, or Software design experience

  • Experience designing and testing to compliance standards such as SMC-S-016, MIL-STD-461

  • Experience participating in a subcontract management team

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Experience in model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

  • Lead roles- Agile experience or certification

  • Non-Lead roles-Agile Experience or certification

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