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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal/Sr Principal Software 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 Principal Software Engineer for the C&L SE&I MBSD Architecture & Interfaces team. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.

What you will get to do:

The Interface Engineer will work will focus on Software Interfaces and use functional analysis and Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes to develop interface control documentation.

Collaborate with both internal and external teams (developers, system integrators, system testers, and system requirements engineers) to support delivery of quality design products.

Maintain technical cognizance of subsystem interdependencies in support of maturing ICD's for identifying and resolving gaps.

Incorporate cross-IPT feedback to support the development and approval of the products.

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 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.



This position may be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal level.

You'll bring these qualifications:

  • A minimum 5 years of systems or software engineering experience with a technical Bachelor's degree; 3 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; or 9 years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree. (Sr. Principal level requires 9 years with a BS, 7 with a Master's; 4 years with a PhD; or 13 years lieu of a degree)

  • Experience in Aerospace and/or System Engineering

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain specific program access

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Previous Systems Engineering experience and understanding of the systems engineering V

  • Experience using tools to model large systems with multiple developers

  • Experience in the military aerospace development environment is preferred

  • Experience with weapon systems

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience with Agile Development

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