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Northrop Grumman GBSD Staff Chief Engineer- Nuclear Surety 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.

Staff Chief Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract. 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 support the GBSD Chief Engineer and will act as the Chief Engineer for the Nuclear Surety sub-IPT. NS Chief Engineer will:

  • Lead a multi-disciplined engineering team managing the technical performance of the Nuclear Surety elements of the program meeting cost and schedule requirements including subcontracted elements

  • Act as the definitive technical authority for all aspects of Nuclear Surety on all GBSD elements (hardware/software/support/test)

  • Provide technical direction on Nuclear Safety Design Certification compliance including weapon system specifications, weapon system architecture, and compliance documents with integration into Model Based System Engineering environment to produce required artifacts for Nuclear Certification in accordance with AFI 63-125

  • Provide technical support to the Air Force ICBM Nuclear Certification Manager with AFI 63-125 Nuclear Certification Program activities

  • Lead and evaluate technical Nuclear Surety planning, analyses, nuclear certification assessments, and risk & vulnerability analyses required to support GBSD development

  • Present technical material to the Nuclear Surety Working Group and other AF and NG review boards

  • Coordinate Nuclear Surety requirements development, hardware/software design, verification, and validation activities

  • Ensure that the program is adhering to sound engineering processes in the development, production, test and sustainment of products for our customers and is compliance with company policies, procedures, and quality standards

  • Maintain cognizance over technical activities within program IPTs and ensures horizontal integration of the best engineering practices across the company

  • Serves as the technical point of contact with the customer for Nuclear Surety technical matters

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.



Job Category : Engineering