Northrop Grumman

Principal/sr. Principal Systems Engineer - 2009

1 week agoRoy, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

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 Training Thread Lead. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Do you have systems engineering and Training experience? Or are you a Systems Engineer interested in learning about Training from an experienced team? Come join us as we embark on our GBSD journey. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you will get to do:

The Training Thread Lead will own the portion of GBSD system requirements related to training, allocation of those requirements to unit level, R vs C, verification planning, analysis planning, and execution in a Model based Systems Engineering (MBSE) environment. Significant customer coordination. Responsible for planning and executing the specialty engineering EMD SOW, proactively interfacing with other SE&I organizations and GBSD IPTs to ensure successful flow down and verification of requirements.

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 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 role may be filled at the Principal or Sr. Principal band depending on experience.

Basic Qualifications:

Active Secret clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years
BS degree in a STEM related field of study with 5 years of experience or a MS degree with 3 years of experience. PhD with 0 years of experience.
Ability to lead a Working Group of 6-10 engineers and manage a small support team
Strong Systems Engineering skills
Good leadership and communication skills with the ability to brief Segment, Program and Customer leadership
Experience in execution of one or more Specialty engineering disciplines

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with weapon systems

Experience with training
Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
Experience with Software and Agile Development


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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: NorthropGrumman-21001582