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Northrop Grumman GBSD Sr. Principal LGC Codes & Cryptography Engineer in Roy, Utah



Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is the work that makes a difference. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work, and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal 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. 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.

LGC Codes & Cryptography Engineer

This position is for a Codes and Cryptography Systems Engineer for the Northrop Grumman Technical Services (NGTS) Ground Based Strategic Deterrent contract (GBSD). This engineer will perform software and hardware related system engineering activities for Codes and Cryptography functions at our Ogden, Utah facility. Candidate shall perform engineering functions to include development of element and subsystem level ICDs, IDD, and IRSs. Requires software and hardware expertise to define SW-SW interfaces, HW-SW interfaces, and HW-HW interfaces. Familiarity of requirements, verification and design analysis, code level peer reviews, technical support for software design reviews, and testing is requisite.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical analysis and design:

  • Evaluate system level tradeoffs and specification impacts

  • Perform trade studies on system upgrades and hardware replacements

  • Perform Analog, RF, Digital, and System Hardware analysis/development as directed by Program Managers/team leaders

  • Perform specification allocation to meet system level performance

  • Review chassis, CCA, component identification/selection, system test data for design requirement

  • Develop/review PWB and CCA designs in Mentor Graphics VX2.2

  • Evaluate specification modifications vs. rework of hardware

  • Design for high voltage/wattage embedded power supplies distribution and protection circuitry

  • Support and conduct developmental testing (breadboard/concept verification)

  • Support production testing and production builds

  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support EMI testing/mitigation and EMC compliance reporting

  • Attend/Support ERB/CCBs, review and approve documents and provide hardware support as needed

  • Provide HW support to SW development, create test procedure documentation and training packages, select and testing of replacement components due to DMS, support field questions and testing.

  • Support production testing of deliverable HW.

  • Collaboratively work on multidisciplinary engineering team(s).

  • This position could require travel up to 25%

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.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Job Category : Engineering