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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Staff Safety Systems 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 Staff Systems Engineer to join the team. 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.

What you will get to do:

The System Safety Engineer is to be an expert with extensive experience in the influence of design for meeting safety expectations and requirements for our Northrop Grumman Products. The successful candidate will independently analyze and recommend design features that meet safety criteria in system design to control or eliminate hazards. The role includes active participation in the design of products/systems, associated support equipment and facilities. The role includes the creation of functional specifications and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems. The tasks includes developing safety documents, as required, to support customer and test/operational range requirements and performing audits of operational areas and reporting on the effectiveness of system safety program. The role includes evaluating the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program.

The candidate will have extensive expertise in the application of MIL-STD-882E in design development of complex military systems. The candidate will have extensive experience in generation of required artifacts such as System Safety Program Plans, System Safety Analysis Reports and Functional Hazards Analysis Reports. The candidate will have extensive experience in the application of safety principles and methods to mature the weapons systems design for safety and support flight test and flight worthiness of complex systems.

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.



You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with 14 years of relative experience or Masters in STEM Degree with 12 years relative experience or PHD with 9 years of relative experience.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance granted/investigated in the last 6 years

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Extensive Experience using MIL-STD-882E for design development of complex military systems

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP)

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Software development or coding experience

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) /Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certificate

  • Weapon System experience (Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)

  • Experience using DO-178 for design development

  • Military Range Safety experience

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 : Environmental, Health & Safety