Sentinel (GBSD) Senior Principal System Safety Engineer (6185-1, 11397, 11400, 11401) Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking to add System Safety Engineers to its Safety Engineering team located in multiple locations ( Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL ), in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

What you will get to do:

The System Safety Engineer is to influence 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 include 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.

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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 9 years of experience with a Bachelor of Science degree,7 years with a Masters, 4 years with a Doctorate degree in science, engineering, applied mathematics, computer science, aeronautics, safety, or closely related technical discipline.

  • Expertise in the application of MIL-STD-882E in design development.

  • Experience in generation or review of design artifacts to support System Safety analyses utilized in maturing weapons system design for safety and support flight test and flight worthiness of complex systems.

  • Experience with C/C++, Java, object-oriented design, or similar experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired.

  • DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date in the last 5 years.

  • U.S Citizenship with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience using MIL-STD-882E or similar processes for hardware and /or software design development.

  • Software development or coding experience.

  • Experience using DO-178 for design development.

  • Experience developing in an Agile environment.

  • Model Based Systems Engineering experience.

  • Experience developing missile flight systems software.

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

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

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

Salary Range: $112,000 - $168,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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