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Sentinel (GBSD) – GN&C System Verification Lead Manager 1 – 9051

Requisition ID: R10080289

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 GN&C System Verification Lead Manager 1 to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals and lead the Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) Product Support Equipment (PSE) Systems Engineering effort. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. Learn more about the Sentinel 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:

  • Estimate of 60% Technical, 30 % CAM & 10% functional management activities
  • Job Scope: Responsible for daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs). Program Manager Responsibilities include cost, schedule, and technical performance of a specific unit or work package on a large system development-type contract or broad responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a delivery order or small technical services-type contract.
  • Guidance Given, Assignments Received: Assignments are received in task-oriented terms. Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and precedents. Work is reviewed for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Knowledge and Technical Skills: Analysis & interpretation. Full working knowledge of procedures and practices.
  • Decision Making: Relates more to specific job function. Risk to the Corporation is minimal. Makes decisions relating to accomplishment of daily work responsibilities.
  • Direct Work Involvement: Monitors work operations of exempt and/or non-exempt employees on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, on-going operational tasks of organizational groups.
  • Policy Involvement: Executes department procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.
  • Supervisory Relationships: Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision of nonexempt and entry-level exempt employees. Meets the minimum requirements of executive exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Operations Involvement / Direct Work Involvement: Monitors daily operations of a unit and actively assists, or provides direction to, subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, ongoing operational tasks of organizations unit.
  • Impact: Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the allocation of more resources.
  • Liaison: Majority of liaison is on internal basis with subordinates and supervisors at equivalent level or one level higher. Liaison normally involves specific phases of a project or operation. External contacts are infrequent and involve routine matters.

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

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline from accredited institution with minimum 5 years of experience in engineering practices, methodologies, and products throughout the DoD acquisition lifecycle.
  • 1 year of experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule in a test management/planning, project management or similar role.
  • 1 year of ICBM experience
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Program Execution, Staffing, Engineering Metrics and Training resources, Processes, and Tools.
  • Earned Value certification
  • Master’s Degree in engineering, Science Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) or related discipline
  • 2 years of experience in any combination of Communications, Cyber, Systems, Software, or Hardware engineering disciplines accompanied by moderate proficiency in technical problem solving to include requirements decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development Previous experience managing suppliers
  • Experience in People and Technical Leadership roles.
  • Experience developing, fielding, and/or operating Communications Systems
  • Requirements Management: MBSE, Functional Block Diagrams, Specification Trees
  • Systems and end item requirements validation and verification
  • Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies
  • Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis
  • Decision Making: Risk Management, Cost-Risk-Benefit Analysis
  • Experience with working with government/military personnel at government/military facilities.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and practices
  • Experience with Communication systems, RF and digital hardware design and Networking.
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Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $140,800 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.