Sentinel (GBSD) Principal Power & Distribution Subsystem Engineer / Sr. Principal Power & Distribution Subsystem Engineer (2197-2)

United States-Utah-Roy, United States


Full Time

an hour ago

Job description

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 Sentinel (GBSD) Principal Power & Distribution Subsystem Engineer / Sr. Principal Power & Distribution Subsystem Engineer. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Sentinel program.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. 


What You’ll Get To Do

NG Space Systems has an opening for a Power and Distribution Sub-System Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual in this role will serve as the point of contact for the battery and power distribution components on the Aerospace Vehicle.  The scope spans mapping of requirements to test events and analyses, verification modeling, and production modeling, plus coordination with parts, materials, and processes to ensure the successful integration of material into the power and distribution system.  The engineer will manage the verification process of the system requirements. This position reports directly to the Power & Distribution Lead.

Position Benefits

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. 

Job Qualifications

You’ll Bring These Qualifications: 

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or level Sr. Principal level.

  • Principal level: Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field of study from an accredited university and 5 years of relevant experience, 3 years with a Masters, or 0 years with a PhD

  • Sr. Principal level: Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field of study from an accredited university and 9 years of relevant experience, 7 years with a Masters, or 4 years with a PhD

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active DoD Secret clearance with an in-scope investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must be eligible to obtain Enhanced Security Clearances (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Experience identifying requirements for an electrical subsystem or battery

  • Experience designing and testing to compliance standards such as SMC-S-016, MIL-STD-461

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: 

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and presentation

  • Experience working cooperatively with professionals representing multiple engineering and non-engineering disciplines

  • Experience preparing for and participating in design reviews 

  • Experience developing and/or performing verification and/or test plans and procedures

  • Earned Value and/or Cost Account Management (CAM) experience

  • Aircraft, missile, spacecraft, or battery production experience

  • Familiarity with aerospace standards for electrical power and environmental compliance

  • Experience working in an Agile team

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Experience in model-based systems engineering (MBSE) preferably Cameo


Salary Range: $92,600.00 - $172,300.00Salary Range 2: $0.00 - $0.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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