Sentinel - Staff Engineer Test - 12871Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10163319

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

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 Engineer Test . This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel – Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program . This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You ll Get To Do:

Northrop Grumman Strategic Deterrent Systems division in Roy, UT is seeking a Staff Test Engineer to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be part of our Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Integration and Test (I&T) team to plan and execute GN&C level integration, test and checkout activities supporting the Sentinel, formerly Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), program. A successful candidate shall be able to:

  • Define test requirements and test objectives, using Systems Engineering principles

  • Integrate hardware from sub-system teams, interface with other elements teams, and the system and segment level teams.

  • Perform system integration, verification and validation, and functional & performance analyses for an integrated guidance system.

  • Perform data collection and analysis against system requirements and interfaces for multiple software builds and hardware components.

  • Prepare detailed test plans, reports and support formal verification of a system.

  • Perform integration, regression, and verification testing including checkout in a lab environment.

  • Be able to apply a well-versed understanding of guidance system principles to successfully verify system functionality and performance in a multitude of scenarios and conditions.

  • Prepare for and execute Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs)

  • Support Guidance level testing in the lab and potentially dynamic testing in the field.

  • Ensure the creation of technical data packages for the Guidance Integrated Test Line (GITL) test bed (and other unique test beds) including the test bed concept of operations, interfaces, functional block diagrams, layouts, performance specifications, safety considerations, and security considerations.

  • Coordinate GITL design progress with stakeholders throughout the GITL lifecycle.

  • Mentor junior engineers on the team.

  • Participate in technical exchange meetings, interfacing with customers (internal/external).

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.

You ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 14 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors Degree; 12 years with a Masters; 9 years with a PhD; 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

  • Familiarity with role of real-time simulators in HWIL usage

  • Experience verifying system & software requirements

  • Experience with test equipment design, test plan/procedure development, test execution, and test reporting

  • Experience with systematic conversion of Systems Engineering, customer, product, and end-user requirements into test equipment systems solutions

  • Experience with guidance systems in aerospace applications.

  • Familiar with model-based Systems Engineering and associated tools (e.g. DOORS, Cameo).

  • Familiar with scripting languages (e.g. Matlab, Python).

  • Strong communication skills including technical writing and verbal communication

  • Proficient in MS Office Products – Powerpoint, Word, Visio, Excel

  • Strong understanding of entire product lifecycle, modeling and engineering best practices

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • US Citizenship with an Active Top-Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

  • Experience with ICBMs (MM, PK, Small Missile) or DOD programs

  • Experienced with Guidance Systems for ICBMs

  • Strong Systems Engineering background and understanding of Systems Engineering concepts (i.e. requirements, verification planning, Model-Based Systems Engineering)

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence


Salary Range: $129,500 - $194,300

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.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.