Roy, Utah

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal GN&C Software Architect Lead to join the team. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. 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:
NG Space Systems has an opening for a Lead Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Software Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Roy, Utah. This role will lead a small team of system engineers who will continue to mature the GN&C Software systems engineering products from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond. The role includes leading a team performing a fully immersed Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to systems engineering as well as performing the hands-on work. Individual will be responsible for ensuring the execution and quality of the GN&C Software engineering products and their alignment with parent Guidance systems, acting as the liaison with different IPTs, maturing GN&C Software unit requirement specifications, interface control documents (ICDs), and architecture definition as well as ensuring vertical and horizontal integration of the GN&C Software requirements, interfaces and design. Individual must be capable of leading a team in a highly dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities. 10% Travel.
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
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • 9 years of experience with a Bachelors degree or 7 years with a Masters degree in science, engineering, applied mathematics, computer science, aeronautics, safety or closely related technical discipline; 4 years with a PhD.
  • Mature requirements definition experience including definition of verification plans
  • Extensive knowledge of MBSE with experience having implemented system architecture definition using UPDM and/or SysML in an MBSE tool such as MagicDraw (Cameo Enterprise Architect), Rhapsody, CORE etc.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with investigation in the last 6 years and ability to obtain a special access clearance
Preferred qualifications:
  • Familiarity or experience with MagicDraw / Cameo EA
  • Familiarity or expertise in DOORS requirements management tool
  • Experience developing ICDs and defining interfaces in an MBSE environment
  • Experience working in an Agile team or even leading a scrum team
  • Understanding of GN&C algorithms and flight critical software development
  • Understanding of the following specialty areas: nuclear surety, cybersecurity, flight safety
  • Working understanding of basic control system theory and vehicle management systems / guidance system design
  • Work experience in one of the following disciplines: guidance & control systems, inertial sensors, navigation systems or vehicle management systems
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Top Secret security clearance
Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD

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.

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Roy, Utah

 

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