Sentinel (GBSD) - Staff Cyber Systems Engineer - 10168 Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Cyber Systems Engineer to join the team. This position will be located in Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL 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 selected engineer will be responsible for serving as the technical lead supporting cyber requirement derivation and verification planning for the Command and Launch Integration and Test Team. The engineer will be responsible for performing tasks dealing with requirement decomposition, compliance tracking, and verification planning and verification execution. This will also include:

  • Providing technical mentorship to a team of approximately 10 systems engineers.

  • Supporting schedule and cost planning in support of program EVMS.

  • Synthesizing customer contractual needs and requirements into test solutions that acknowledges technical schedule and cost constraints.

  • Develop and direct preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for subsystem components.

  • Coordinate integrated testing activities.

  • Support development of the program Integrated Test Plan (ITP) for the CLT segment.

  • Review and evaluate test requirements to ensure completeness of test program.

  • Perform technical analysis of complete systems and prepare comprehensive system level evaluations.

  • Support development of the Master Measurand List (MML) to ensure instrumentation data is gathered throughout the EMD program in support of subsystem verification and validation.

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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with 14 years of related experience with a bachelor's in science; 12 Years with a Masters; 9 Years with a PhD

  • Active Secret Clearance investigated within the last 6 years.

  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing large program security architecture using advanced tools to achieve threat mitigation.

  • Knowledge of classified network design principles, operating systems, CVE and threat analysis and remediation methods


  • Active Top Secret DOD security clearance

  • Multi-tasking with good communication skills; both verbal and written are a must.

Salary Range: $153,000 - $241,000

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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