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Northrop Grumman GBSD Staff LGC Codes & Cryptography Engineer in Roy, Utah

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is the work that makes a difference. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work, and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Systems 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. 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.

This position is for a Codes and Cryptography Systems Engineer for the Northrop Grumman Technical Services (NGTS) Ground Based Strategic Deterrent contract (GBSD). This engineer will perform software and hardware related system engineering activities for Codes and Cryptography functions at our Ogden, Utah facility. Candidate shall perform engineering functions to include development of element and subsystem level ICDs, IDD, and IRSs. Requires software and hardware expertise to define SW-SW interfaces, HW-SW interfaces, and HW-HW interfaces. Familiarity of requirements, verification and design analysis, code level peer reviews, technical support for software design reviews, and testing is requisite.

Roles & Responsibilities:

•Perform technical analysis anddesign:

•Evaluate system level tradeoffs and specificationimpacts

•Perform trade studies on system upgrades and hardwarereplacements

•Perform Analog, RF, Digital, and System Hardwareanalysis/development as directed by Program Managers/team leaders

•Perform specification allocation to meet system levelperformance

•Review chassis, CCA, componentidentification/selection, system test data for design requirement

•Develop/review PWB and CCA designs in Mentor GraphicsVX2.2

•Evaluate specification modifications vs. rework ofhardware

•Design for high voltage/wattage embedded power suppliesdistribution and protection circuitry

•Support and conduct developmental testing(breadboard/concept verification)

•Support production testing and production builds

•Additional Responsibilities:

•Support EMI testing/mitigation and EMC compliance reporting

•Attend/Support ERB/CCBs, review and approve documents and provide hardware support as needed

•Provide HW support to SW development, create test procedure documentation and training packages, select and testing of replacement components due to DMS, support field questions and testing.

•Support production testing of deliverable HW.

•Collaboratively work on multidisciplinary engineering team(s).

•This position could require travel up to 25%

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


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 12 years of relevant experience, 10years of relevant experience with Master degree or 8 years of relevant experience with a PhD

•Experience in design, development, testing of mixed signal circuits using PSPICE (or equivalent)

•Active Top Secret DOD Clearance

•Experience design, development, testing of high speed digital circuits

•Familiarity with AS9100

•Working knowledge of system testing and integration

•Experience in tools such as DOORS, Cameo, Mentor Graphics, Microwave Office, Matlab, (P)Spice

•Experience EMI/EMC/TEMPTEST compliance and reporting

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Mentor VX2.2 for schematic capture, CCA design, circuit simulation, and using Python tools for design/test

•Good oral and excellent written communications skills

•Ability to work with little direct supervision, self-motivated, self-starting

•Experience in maintaining / reporting status of programactivities while collaborating with employees within the department andacross functions

•Development of high voltage power supplies and circuitcards containing both high and low voltages (4000V/4000W).

•Familiarity with design and test of optoelectronic systems, optical test instrumentation, and digital modulation theory

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 Citizenship is required for most positions

Job Category : Engineering