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Northrop Grumman GBSD Sr. Principal Systems Engineer Nuclear Surety Thread Lead in Roy, Utah

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer of Nuclear Surety. 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Nuclear Surety Thread Lead . This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Do you have systems engineering and nuclear surety experience? Or are you a Systems Engineer interested in learning about this area from an experienced team? Come join us in Utah as we embark on our GBSD journey.

What you will get to do:

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Customer coordination and interfacing with Product IPTs to support systems engineering activities of the GBSD weapon system

  • The thread lead is responsible for integrating vertically and horizontally among all the key stakeholders to ensure a consistent vision and implementation for the system within that thread.

  • Ownership of a portion of system requirements, allocation to lower levels, R vs C, verification planning, and analysis planning and execution in a Model based Systems Engineering (MBSE) environment.

  • Support the planning and executing the EMD SOW, proactively interfacing with other SE&I organizations and GBSD IPTs to ensure successful allocation and verification of requirements.

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 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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You'll bring these qualifications:

  • BS degree (or higher) in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM)

  • A minimum 9 years of related experience with a BS; 7 with a Master's; or 4 with a PhD

  • Active Secret clearance with an in-scope investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Ability to lead a Working Group of 6-10 engineers and manage a small support team

  • Strong Systems Engineering skills (3+ years)

  • Experience in verification planning

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Requirement management (1+ year)

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Experience with ICBM programs

  • Experience with nuclear surety (1+ year)

  • Extensive MBSE experience (3+ years)

  • Experience with DOORS and CAMEO tools

  • Active GBSD special access clearance (PAR)

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Good leadership and communication skills with the ability to brief Segment, Program and Customer leadership

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