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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer Subsystem Interface Specification & Architecture 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/Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to join the team. 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. 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.

What you will get to do:

Air Vehicle (AVE) Subsystem Interface Specification & Architecture RA: Reporting to the AVE Interfaces Lead, is responsible for systems engineering artifact development for one of the several stage elements (i.e. Booster, Guidance and Navigation or Re-entry Sections) in the AVE.

To support this, selected candidate will lead the development of key interface artifacts. These artifacts include, but are not limited to, Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Interface Description Documents (IDDs), Interface Requirements Specifications (IRSs), and interface risk assessment/analysis. In addition, the System Engineer will ensure proper implementation of the program's interface management plan on AVE for the specified interfaces the lead has stewardship over. This role also includes coordination with key stakeholders to ensure proper verification and validation of the interface requirements. Finally, this person is responsible for ensuring proper integration of interface requirement representation in other key model-based artifacts (e.g. DOORs, Cameo).

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 positions 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 position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.



This position may be filled at a Principal level or Sr. Principal level

You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university

  • A minimum 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years with a Master's Degree; 0 years with a PhD (Sr. Principal level requires 9 years with a BS; 7 years with an MS; or 4 years with a PhD)

  • Experience in DOORS or similar requirement tracking tool

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • U.S. Citizenship and an Active DoD Secret clearance granted/investigated in the last 6 years

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) concepts and tools (CAMEO/DOORS)

  • Missile design and development experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking and problem solving skills and Systems Thinking mindset

  • Excellent decision making and communication (written and oral) skills

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in an integrated product team (IPT) environment

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