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Northrop Grumman GBSD - AVE Integration & Test Mechanical lead 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 Test Engineer to support the Air Vehicle team. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

This position on the Air Vehicle Equipment (AVE) Integration and Test team is to plan integration and test activities. The preferred candidate will have prior experience with integration and test on tactical or strategic missiles, preferably launch vehicles and be knowledgeable in the standards surrounding handling, storage, safety and testing.

Candidate will collaborate with other IPTs to define test objectives and requirements for test activities and be expected to lead efforts and small teams. Knowledge of integration and test principles and practices are a plus.

May be required to travel up to 25% of the time.

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 will be located in Roy, Utah but may start out in Northrop Grumman's Ogden or Promontory facilities temporarily.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering or another STEM discipline with 14 years of engineering experience; 12 years with a Master's of Science degree in Engineering or another STEM discipline; 9 years with a PhD

  • 6 or more years of experience in a system integration or test environment

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with completed investigation within the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret DoD Clearance

  • Tactical or Strategic Missile integration and test experience

  • 4 or more years of experience in SIL/Lab or test environments

  • Demonstrated ability to lead/manage a project including task development, scheduling, tracking, reporting status

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Proven capable of being organized, efficient, and handling multiple tasks while paying attention to detailNorthrop 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 : Engineering