Sentinel (GBSD) Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer (FSS) (12726 - 12727)Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer in support of the Sentinel program. 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 located: Roy, Utah . This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do :

The Sentinel program has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join the team supporting multiple tasks within requirements and verification for the AVE Segment. The engineer will be responsible for performing tasks dealing with requirement decomposition, compliance tracking, verification planning and verification execution.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Requirement development, decomposition, and refinement based on knowledge of the functional architecture and performance budgets

  • Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for mechanical, electrical and integrated systems

  • Ensure architecture is consistent with requirements decomposition

  • Verification planning for the AVE segment requirements. Verification planning will transition into verification execution which includes development and review of verification artifacts, requirement verification report generation, and management of the approval process

  • Create and maintain SysML and UPDM models in Cameo EA; interface with subject matter experts, analysts, architects, designers, system engineers and specialty engineers to capture Payload Systems GBSD structure and behavior using accurate UPDM/SysML representations according to OMG standards

  • Support to environmental requirement development and test strategy

  • Support to incremental CDR execution eventually culminating in an AVE CDR (includes execution of CDR, RvC development, readiness assessment)

  • Support to flight design review (FDR)

  • Support element system engineers in the development of element level requirements, verification plans, and CDR/IDR execution

  • Develop Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for the systems engineering function

  • Work in a collaborative environment, across all system functions. Work with teammates across a wide variety of disciplines and get intimately familiar with all aspects of the Missile

  • Interface with Air Force customer

Basic Qualifications :

This requisition may be filled at either the E ngineer Systems level or Principal Engineer Systems level .

  • Engineer Systems : Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of experience, 0 years of experience with Master's degree. At least 8 months of experience with MBSE tools.

  • Principal Engineer Systems : Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience with Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience with Master's degree, 0 years of experience with PhD. At least 2 years of experience with MBSE tools.

Required for Both Levels :

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must be able to be successfully screened for Enhanced Security Clearances, within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • At least one year of e xperience with requirements management tool s ( e.g DOORS)

  • At least one year of engineering experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • 1 year of experience with ICBM Weapon Systems

  • Understanding of the Systems Engineering V-Model

  • Experience modeling with Cameo Enterprise Architecture, MagicDraw (No Magic, Inc.) or other architecture modeling tools

  • Systems engineering experience

  • Experience with DoDAF and UPDM or UAF Profiles

  • Experience using DOORS (IBM Rational)

  • Experience with complex system development on large programs

  • Experience with flight hardware

  • General knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines: Safety, Nuclear Hardness, Nuclear Surety, Material Science, Environmental, Parts and Logistics, etc

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written

Position Benefits

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.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.


Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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