Sentinel (GBSD) – Principal Systems Engineer – AC/E/IFC (13016 13017)Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10162530

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 Systems Engineer. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Sentinel program.

What You’ll Get To Do

Oversees and manages the technical aspects of prime contract requirement flow down to the supplier management team. Reviews status of traceability and allocation of requirements; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project and technical issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing and managing the operational aspects of new and ongoing projects to support program technical and non-technical requirements.

  • Work side by side with Supplier Management Teams (SMT) to support the development of Statement of Work (SOW) and Supplier Data Requirement Lists (SDRL) packages in IBM Rationale DOORS software.

  • Capture, track and manage prime and subcontract requirements and maintain 100% traceability of those requirements from the prime contract to the subcontract level.

  • Interface with stakeholders to derive master contract requirements to support subcontract Request for Proposals (RFP).

  • The ability to trace a master contract requirements to subordinate documents, ensuring compliance with the issued contract and specifications.

  • Assessing project issues and assisting in developing resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Coordinate with technical leads and specialty engineering on tailoring of statement of works

  • Contribute to product and process quality by helping to define and track metrics and leading indicators

  • Responsible for the development of the supplier statement of work template for the program

  • Coordinate with technical leads and specialty engineering on tailoring of statement of works

  • Partner with supply management to enable successful flow down and traceability to the statement of work

  • Contribute to product and process quality by helping to define and track metrics and leading indicators

  • Utilize DOORS for Statement of Work requirement management, allocation and traceability.

Position Benefits

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 role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an accredited university

  • A minimum 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors degree, 3 years with Masters, or 1 year with a PhD

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Experienced with technical requirements management

  • Experienced and highly proficient using Microsoft Office suite

  • Experienced with proven success managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with the following: Developing Statement of Work (SOW) and Supplier Data Requirement List packages (SDRL). Developing, Implementing and Updates on Project Schedules

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • IBM Rationale DOORS software experience

  • 1+ years experience in systems engineering

  • Experience with Supplier Statements of Work

  • Previous Project Management (or similar) knowledge/experience

  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience, ability to utilize them professionally

  • Practice in implementing Lean/Agile principles and methodologies


Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.