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Northrop Grumman GBSD Nuclear Hardness Consulting 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 to add a Nuclear Hardness Consulting Engineer located in Roy, UT in support of 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.

What you will get to do:

The successful candidate for this position will use their experience and education in radiation effects modeling and testing to design systems that will operate in extremely hostile environments. The candidate will guide and mentor a team of engineers in the science of nuclear weapon effects modeling and parts/equipment testing. Strong knowledge of radiation transport modeling and simulation is required along with strong knowledge of radiation transport testing to include x-ray thermal shock testing. Strong experience in performing total dose (TD), dose rate (DR), neutron displacement damage (NDD) and single event effect (SEE) heavy ion testing is also required. Strong experience in performing radiation effects circuit analyses is desired (TREE, SGEMP, and EMP). Good familiarity with other nuclear environmental effects is desired, and includes high altitude EMP, source region EMP, magneto-hydrodynamic EMP, ground shock and thermal effects.

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.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package


  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts


These positions will have a standard work schedule of 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-

hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




Basic Qualifications:

• PhD in Physics or EEE with 10+ years experience in modeling and testing with respect to radiation effects

• 10+ years experience in nuclear weapon effects modeling and parts/equipment testing

• Active Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years

• Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired

Preferred Qualifications:

• Weapon System Experience (Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)

• MBSE Experience

• Strong familiarity with MIL-STD-1766

• Active Top Secret Clearance

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