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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Systems / Software 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 Principal Software / Systems Engineer. 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.

What You'll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will join our Mission Defense Team (MDT) and will support the Nuclear Surety sub-IPT in the following areas:

  • Support testing and verification of software components for verification and validation activities

  • Monitor and participate in test execution activities for program software

  • Analyze software test results and communicate anomalies and/or issues to the software component teams

  • Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support to ICBM development and modification program

  • Apply the principles of engineering to verify the system design using applicable standards and specifications

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

  • Perform requirements analysis, develop source data for requirements, generate test requirements and prepare test reports (Nuclear Surety Evaluations)

  • Work with sub-contractors to ensure designs are compliant with AF and DoD criteria for nuclear weapons systems

  • Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal

  • Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements

  • Interface with AF customer

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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software related discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 3 years of related experience

  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and Embedded Systems programming and testing.

  • Experience with C/C++ Familiarity with Aerospace Software Standards (DO-178C, ARINC-653, ARINC-661, MISRA C, etc.)

  • Experience with Software testing and verification/validation

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a background investigation date within the past 6 years

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD TS clearance with a background investigation date within the past 6 years

  • Experience with nuclear weapon systems

  • Strong verbal/written communications skills to include presentation of verification and validation results to system architects, software designers, testers, test support personnel, and the AF customer.

  • Experience in Software Safety, either writing safety critical code or performing software testing or verification activities (MISRA C, DO-178, IV&V, NSCCA (Nuclear Safety Cross Check Analysis), etc.)

  • Experience using SysML, UPDM, and DoDAF models for software architecture and behavior

  • Software Requirements development experience

  • Experience with any of the following tools: CORE, DOORs, Rhapsody, Cameo

  • Experience working with Nuclear Surety Standards (e.g. AFI 63-125, AFI 91-101, AFMAN 91-118/91-119

  • Experience in Systems Engineering and any of the following areas:

  • Requirements Management using MBSE techniques and tools including DOORs

  • Systems and end item requirements validation and verification

  • Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies

  • Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis

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 : Engineering