Sentinel (GBSD) Program Protection Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer (12033)Roy, UT

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.

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, but they're also 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 Program Protection Systems Engineer / Principal Systems Engineer to join the Mission Defense Team (MDT). This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. Learn more about the Sentinel (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:

The Mission Defense Team (MDT) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified system engineer to serve as a Program Protection Systems Engineer, Level 2 or 3. You will be responsible for assessing and prioritizing a broad spectrum of security threats. Key protection activities will involve intelligence fusion, vendor research, trusted foundry, program protection, anti-counterfeit, and supply chain security.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Perform combined traditional Systems Engineering principles, with a holistic system analyses approach in order to uncover any potential safety, security, or availability features using the existing STPA handbook guidelines, and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) workspace.

  • Ability to understand and decompose systems to identify causal scenarios; aptitude to construct control structures and identify unsafe control actions.

  • Assessment and analysis of threats, vulnerabilities, and risk for identified mission-critical functions and critical components.

  • Develop, implement, and flow down hardware assurance requirements, and monitor to ensure implementation of hardware assurance.

  • Assessment and analysis of threats, vulnerabilities, and risk for identified mission-critical functions and critical components.

  • Risk identification after protection measures are implemented, including follow-up mitigation plans and actions as well as assessments of residual risk.

  • Participate in a variety of working groups and customer meetings; ensure communication of risk environment with stakeholders.

  • Execute completion Statement of Work requirements, Program Milestone Exit Criteria, and program maturity commitments.

  • Self-starters compelled to take action in the workplace without requiring prompting from supervisors.

  • Support MDT with other duties as assigned.

In addition to technical skills, you will be a self-starter with strong time management skills. Your organizational skills and ability to anticipate future challenges will serve you well.

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Program Protection Systems Engineer - Bachelor's Degree in Science in a STEM field and at least 2 years of related systems engineering experience or a Master's Degree and 0 years of related systems engineering experience.

  • Program Protection Principal Systems Engineer - Bachelor's Degree in Science in a STEM field and at least 5 years of related systems engineering experience or a Master's Degree and 3 years of related systems engineering experience.

  • Active Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 6 years and ability to obtain TS Clearance and SAP access.

  • Minimum 1 year of applying and understanding Systems Security Engineering principles applicable to US Government Defense Programs.

  • Minimum 1 year in showing the ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Minimum 1 year of applying and understanding security best practices in addressing program protection risks.

  • Ability to show self as team player, able to multi-task, able to generate quality work products independently, able to make excellent judgement and show interpersonal skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top-Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years and ability to obtain SAP access.

  • Experience developing Systems Security Engineering requirements for hardware and software assurance.

  • Experience in applying safety thinking to a complex system in a rapidly changing product or technology.

  • Experience with Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) concepts and tools.

  • Experience in developing or employing capabilities / solutions to evaluate and determine the authenticity of Customized Microelectronics Devices (CMDs), including but not limited to the system design, assembly of printed circuit boards, or testing of CMDs.

  • A solid understanding of Program Protection applicable to US Government Defense Programs and applied knowledge in the application of SSE principles across a broad spectrum of security measures (Cybersecurity, Counterfeit Awareness, Anti-Tamper, HW/SW Assurance, OPSEC, etc.) to protect critical program information (CPI).

  • Evaluating program processes and compliance strategies for large, complex multi-site programs.

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.

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Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $129,000

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.

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