GBSD Staff Guidance Computer Product Engineering Lead | Northrop Grumman | Roy, UT

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
  • Apply Before : December 19, 2020
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Job Description

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 Staff Guidance Computer Product Engineering Lead. 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.

What You’ll Get To Do:
GBSD has an opening for a Lead Product Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The individual in this role will provide technical oversight and leadership for the mechanical packaging design of the Guidance Computer (GC) flight unit and the Guidance Computer Emulator Unit (GCEU).

The GC is a high reliability, radiation hardened flight controller for the GBSD Aerospace Vehicle (AVE). The GCEU is a COTS-based hardware emulation of the GBSD AVE flight Guidance Computer used in various laboratory testbed applications for early system and software Integration & Test activities. The GBSD Guidance Computer contains digital processing, digital I/O, and analog actuator/power I/O electronics functions. Responsibilities include oversight of and coordination for mechanical design and analysis using computer-aided design (CAD), conducting packaging trades, tolerance and interference analyses, generating drawing packages and associated electronic data, and supporting the fabrication, assembly and test of the hardware. This position reports directly to the Guidance Computer IPT Lead.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, 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.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 14 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment, or a Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and 12 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • 3D CAD and mechanical design experience
  • Experience leading a team
  • Proficiency in performing tolerance and interference analyses
  • Experience with electronic packaging and mechanical design for High Reliability, Rad Hard space and missile applications
  • Experience with electronics design development and sustainment spanning the full life cycle
  • Proficiency with electrical design, electronics manufacturing processes, and qualification activities

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with different partners across organizations and programs
  • Experience with Siemens NX and Teamcenter
  • Experience with or knowledge of analytical or finite element modeling (FEM) tools
  • Proficiency with electrical design, electronics manufacturing processes, and qualification activities
  • Earned Value and/or Cost Account Management (CAM) experience
  • Experience working on an Agile team or even as a Scrum Master

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.

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