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Principal Systems/Software Engineer

Posted on Apr 16, 2021 by Northrop Grumman

Ogden, UT 84401
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Software/Systems Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will join our Mission Defense Team (MDT) and will support the Nuclear Surety sub-IPT in the following areas:

Support testing and verification of software components for verification and validation activities
Monitor and participate in test execution activities for program software
Analyze software test results and communicate anomalies and/or issues to the software component teams
Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support to ICBM development and modification program
Apply the principles of engineering to verify the system design using applicable standards and specifications
Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for mechanical, electrical and integrated systems
Perform requirements analysis, develop source data for requirements, generate test requirements and prepare test reports (Nuclear Surety Evaluations)
Work with sub-contractors to ensure designs are compliant with AF and DoD criteria for nuclear weapons systems
Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements
Interface with AF customer

As a Full time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


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.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Software related discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Masters Degree and 3 years of related experience
Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and Embedded Systems programming and testing.
Experience with C/C++
Familiarity with Aerospace Software Standards (DO-178C, ARINC-653, ARINC-661, MISRA C, etc.)
Experience with Software testing and verification/validation
Active DoD Secret clearance with a background investigation date within the past 6 years

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

Active DoD TS clearance with a background investigation date within the past 6 years
Experience with nuclear weapon systems
Strong verbal/written communications skills to include presentation of verification and validation results to system architects, software designers, testers, test support personnel, and the AF customer.
Experience in Software Safety, either writing safety critical code or performing software testing or verification activities (MISRA C, DO-178, IV&V, NSCCA (Nuclear Safety Cross Check Analysis), etc.)
Experience using SysML, UPDM, and DoDAF models for software architecture and behavior
Software Requirements development experience
Experience with any of the following tools: CORE, DOORs, Rhapsody, Cameo
Experience working with Nuclear Surety Standards (eg AFI 63-125, AFI 91-101, AFMAN 91-
Experience in Systems Engineering and any of the following areas:
Requirements Management using MBSE techniques and tools including DOORs
Systems and end item requirements validation and verification
Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies
Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis

Reference: 1166666683

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