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Sentinel (GBSD) – Electronics Engineering Manager 1- 7850

Requisition ID: R10055778

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
  • 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 Electronics Engineering Manager 1 for the Sentinel (GBSD) Command and Launch division. This leadership role will be located in Colorado Springs, CO or Roy, UT.

This position will require the manager to serve as both a technical leader and a Functional Manager of a team of engineers.  The manager will join a hardware development team and must have experience with tailoring Hardware Engineering processes to a Kanban environment.  The manager needs to develop a deep understanding of the team’s vision and serve as a mentor to the team to execute that vision.  The manager will assist the team by overseeing the features and stories to lead the team in an agile environment.  As a Functional Manager, this position will require a wide range of people leadership and mentoring activities.  The manager will foster a culture that allows employees to learn and grow.  The manager will execute the performance management cycle for their direct reports. The candidate should have relevant leadership experience that prepared them for these activities.

The successful candidate will:
•Lead the Sentinel LGC Hardware Integration team.  This position will be dual hatted as both technical oversight on NG process and procedures, as well as a functional manager.
•Execute CAM responsibilities for the hardware development function within the element. Responsible for coordinating schedules and cost visibility to the Program Office and maintaining quality, cost, and schedule requirements.
•Provide integration and documentation expertise for a wide variety of electronic hardware.
•Coordinate integration and interface development efforts with internal and external test facilities.
•Work with Systems Engineering and customer stakeholders to communicate system capabilities and support CONOPS development.
•Lead teams in a fluid environment that requires teamwork with other Command and Launch elements and our Customer. 
•Promote professional development of the IPT workforce; foster a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth, and continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:
• BS in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) degree and 5 years of relevant product experience

•At least one year experience leading projects or cross-functional teams
•Active or Current DoD Secret Clearance (awarded or reinvestigated within the past 5 years) and ability to obtain SAP program access (background investigation required)
•Experience in multiple aspects of the hardware engineering development lifecycle and managing requirements on a schedule
•Experience with test orchestration, procedure creation, and verification, to include ATP’s for COTS component
•Experience in leading projects and/or cross-functional engineering teams
•Cost Account Management and IMS schedule experience
•Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

•Design, Integration, Installation and/or fielding experience with integrated rack systems, consoles, and facilities.

•Effective communication and presentation skills
•Experience with Hardware design and simulation tools, such as Mentor capital, Teamcenter, Abaqus, and Flowtherm.
•Experience with performance validation or System V&V
•Agile EVMS experience
•Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
•Experience with BM, P6, CPLM, MBSE, Jira, and Mechanical Engineering tools suites
•Experience with Northrop Grumman Cost Account Management Process
•Proven experience working with customers to foster confident relationships
•Knowledge of Subcontracting process and procedures
•Experience with tools/innovations across multiple programs to include:

 •Experience using Siemens NX and/or Teamcenter
 •Experience with or knowledge of analytical and/or finite element modeling (FEM) tools

•Ability to evaluate engineering decisions based on system level impacts
•Experience with electrical design and/or electronics manufacturing process and qualification activities
•Experience in model-based systems engineering (MBSE)
•Experience using DOORS, Cameo EA, Microsoft Office, and MATLAB
•Experience in thermal simulation and analysis
•Experience with electro-mechanical design and deployment


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $148,200 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.