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Northrop Grumman GBSD Staff Engineer Circuit Design 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 Sector has an opening for a Lead Verification Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on our GBSD program. The individual in this role will serve as the focal point for requirements verification across all Guidance Computer (GC) Unit, ASIC, Test Set, etc. activities including achievement of Nuclear Surety certification for the GC flight unit. There are two hardware items being developed: the GC flight unit and the Guidance Computer Emulator Unit (GCEU). The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GCEU is a COTS-based hardware emulation of the GBSD AVE flight Guidance Computer used in various laboratory testbed applications for early system and software Integration & Test activities. The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. The selected individual will be responsible for development and documentation of the GCEU requirements verification activity across all GC elements. 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 to the Guidance Computer IPT Lead.

50% travel to El Segundo, CA for the first 3 months, 25% 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.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum 14 years of experience, Masters of Science degree in a STEM discipline with 12 years of experience; 9 years of experience with a PhD

  • Active Current Secret Security Clearance

  • Experience leading a team developing verification plans, test procedures, and verification metrics

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

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

  • Earned Value and/or Cost Account Management (CAM) experience

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Experience preparing for and participating in design reviews

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

  • 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