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Sentinel (GBSD) – Project Management Manager 2 – 6115-1

Requisition ID: R10075560

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • 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 Project Management Manager 2 to join our team. This leadership role will be located in Roy, Utah 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

This role will require the candidate to manage a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting & operating to objectives & providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives & company policy. Responsibilities include: planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for related Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large technical contract.

Establishes operating procedures that affect organizational unit(s). Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to organizational policies. Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect subordinate organizational units.

Frequent contact with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications. Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives. Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

Regularly requires analysis of alternative courses of action. Decisions have risk/reward implications for program or area of influence. Influences & impacts strategy through this role. Must demonstrate ability to prepare and analyze data and figures, make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations and services. Ability to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goals while in a collaborative team environment. Must comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

The responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • BTP / PDP Support through cPLM and program process for engineering change management
  • Ownership and maintenance of the Required Offset for Scheduling and Estimating (ROSE) Tool to build baseline PDP schedules.
  • Oversee Design Review for Weapon System Build/Buy to Packages (BTP)
  • Support the Chief Engineering Office for schedule execution to program milestones
  • Create and maintain metrics in Tableau for visibility of engineering change management across NGC, IWO Partners and Tier 1 Suppliers
  • Facilitate briefs to program leadership along with trainings for impacted stakeholders
  • Organize and conduct both internal and external Production Readiness Reviews (PRR)
  • Oversee tools and processes to reduce manufacturing and production impacts or risks by utilizing Advance Fabrication Requests (AFR’s) and documented Work Around Plans (WAP)
  • Facilitate and oversee War Room activities for continuity, visibility and accountability across the weapon system.
  • Support new business stand up utilizing core OPM processes and best practices

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

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:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in a technical or business-related field of study with 6 years of relevant experience. 4 years with a Masters’ degree.
  • At least 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule
  • Active DoD Secret clearance investigated within the last 5 years.
  • Ability to gain Special Program Access.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ICBM / Aerospace Systems Industry Experience
  • Strong Scheduling and Analytical skills
  • Greater than 2 years of documented experience working in a robust IPT environment
  • Experience standing up tools / processes / production schedules / metrics
  • Experience in high rate and/or high mix, low rating manufacturing environments
  • Knowledge of MRP Systems
  • Experience with Project Management and the execution of large scale, integrated projects across multiple functions and organizations


Salary Range: $102,500 USD - $153,700 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

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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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.