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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Systems Test Engineer in Roy, Utah

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Flight Test Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah. The selected candidate will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

System engineer needed to perform flight test planning, integration, and development of processes, tools, and documentation in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM. Tasks include system performance assessment, requirements analysis, design, development and integration. Candidate should have extensive experience in flight control, guidance and navigation, hypersonic reentry dynamics, and Kalman filtering and estimation. Candidate familiar with computer languages FORTRAN, C, C++, Visual Basic, CAMEO, and MATLAB programming languages. Candidate should be knowledgeable in some or all of the following areas, orbital mechanics, flight dynamics, aerodynamics, and statistical mathematics.

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 Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, Physics

  • 5+ years of related work experience with a Bachelor's degree 3+ years related experience with a Master's degree

  • Programming knowledge in C, C++, C#, Matlab and or FORTRAN, CAMEO.

  • Active DOD Security Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

• Master's Degree with 3+ years related work experience.

• Possess a current active Secret Clearance or above.

• Experience working with ICBMs and in depth understanding of Vandenberg AFB Western Test Range, instrumentation, safety, and post-flight analysis.

• Work experience in ICBM flight dynamics, targeting, orbital mechanics, reentry dynamics

• Work experience in 6-Degrees of Freedom Simulations

• Work experience C++, C#, Matlab, FORTRAN, CAMEO

• Good interpersonal skills working in a team environment and with customer.

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Job Category : Engineering