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Northrop Grumman GBSD Staff Guidance Computer Flight Unit Electrical 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 - GBSD has an opening for a Staff Guidance Computer Flight Unit Electrical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual in this role will serve as the Responsible Design Engineer (RDE) for the Guidance Computer (GC) flight unit. The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. The selected individual will be responsible for all aspects of the unit electrical design. The scope spans requirements derivation, design, development, analysis, verification, and production of hardware, plus laboratory and test lab support. The engineer will work with a subcontractor providing processing hardware and will lead a team of electrical designers performing detailed board, ASIC, and test set designs. This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer Electrical Design Lead.

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.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in a STEM discipline with minimum 13 years' experience, or Master's of Science degree in a STEM discipline with 11 years of experience; or 8 years of experience with a PhD

  • Active Secret Security clearance with an investigation date within 6 years

  • Experience leading a multidisciplinary electronic design team, working cooperatively with professionals representing multiple engineering and non-engineering disciplines, working with subcontractors, and preparing for and participating in design reviews

  • Experience designing electronics hardware for Radiation Hardened Space or Missile applications.

  • Experience identifying unit level requirements and associated derivation/flow down of requirements to internal unit subassemblies; designing, implementing and verifying unit level electronic hardware; developing and/or performing verification and/or test plans and procedures; and working with and transitioning hardware designs in to the manufacturing and/or production environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing a subcontractor

  • Experience participating in or leading a subcontract management team

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Experience in model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

  • Radiation Hardened Space and Missile applications, including designing and testing to compliance standards such as SMC-S-016, MIL-STD-461

  • Earned Value and/or Cost Account Management (CAM) experience

  • Familiarity with Agile development or SCRUM Master

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