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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal System Security Engineer in Roy, Utah

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 System/ Principal System Security Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract. Learn more about the 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.

The selected candidate will join our Mission Defense Team (MDT) and will interface with the Systems Engineering Team (SET) for System Security design and interface requirements. Duties will include:

  • Developing requirements and verification plans

  • Implementing requirements and verification plan changes in DOORS and drive changes through CM process

  • Ensuring consistency of requirements and verification plan implementation in the requirements database

  • Interfacing with the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) team to integrate DOORS with requirements and verification architecture models

  • Performing capability assessment evaluations

  • Non-compliance adjudication

  • Cross-program collaboration

  • Supporting lower level development entities including major subcontractors to ensure designs/artifacts are compliant with AF and DoD criteria for System Safety

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:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree OR higher in science, engineering, applied mathematics, computer science,

  • For Principal System Security Engineer 5 years of related experience with a BS Degree, 3 years of experience with a Master's Degree, or 0 years of experience with a PHD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience and knowledge of Program Protection Plans (PPP) and Program Protection Implementation Plans (PPIP)

  • Direct experience with the following standards/guidelines: DoDI 5200.48, DoDI 5200.44, DoDI 5200.39, DoDI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-161

  • Direct experience conducting Critical Program Information (CPI) assessments, Criticality Analyses, Anti-Tamper, FMECA, and STPA

  • Experience in executing all phases of Systems Engineering activities to include Requirements development/management, and Verification and Validation (V&V)

  • Experience in Model Based Systems Engineering (Cameo)

  • Knowledge in the fields of CUI/CDI Protection, Supply Chain Risk Management, Software/hardware assurance, supply chain risk management, anti-counterfeit protections, defense exportability features, trusted foundry, and information security.

  • Active Top Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering