Sentinel (GBSD) Systems Engineering Manager 3 (10226)
Requisition ID: R10120215
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Top Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
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 Systems Engineering Manager 3 in support of the Sentinel program. 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. This position is in Colorado Springs, CO. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
What You’ll Get To Do
The selected candidate will be responsible for the management of the System Security Engineering (SSE) team, while contributing technically to SSE tasks. You must be able to effectively communicate complex technical issues and solutions. The ability to show self as team leader, able to multi-task, able to delegate, able to make excellent judgement and show interpersonal skills will ensure the success of the SSE team and the MDT IPT.
A solid understanding of Systems Security Engineering principles applicable to US Government Defense Programs, and applied knowledge in the application across a broad spectrum of security measures (Cybersecurity, Counterfeit Awareness, Anti-Tamper, Hardware / Software Assurance, OPSEC, etc.) to protect Critical Program Information (CPI) / Critical Technologies (CT) is highly desired.
As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.
Additional Responsibilities include:
- Oversight, direction, and mentorship of SSE team
- Self-starters compelled to act in the workplace without requiring prompting from supervisors.
- Execute completion Statement of Work requirements, Program Milestone Exit Criteria, and program maturity commitments.
- Ensure all personnel involved in technical content creation always have the correct and complete tasking to meet cost, schedule, and technical requirements.
- Own the technical content and technical quality of the SSE deliveries and artifacts.
- Track ongoing technical tasking from creation to completion.
- Validate all technical activities are captured in appropriate database(s) and agreed upon with the customer.
- Communicate effectively and concisely to Leadership, and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
- Leverage your expertise to assess and prioritize a broad spectrum of security threats and manage key protection activities to include software assurance, hardware assurance/trusted foundry, firmware protection, anti-counterfeit, and supply chain risk management to mitigate those attacks.
- Manage security best practices in addressing risk mitigation, threats, mitigations, vulnerability assessment and countermeasures.
- Lead teams within security engineering activities to include requirements, architecture, design, threat and vulnerability analysis, development, evaluation, assessment, and authorization.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 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:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and 8 years of experience, or Master’s Degree in a STEM-related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and 6 years of experience.
- Active Top Secret adjudicated within the last 5 years. Ability to obtain SAP.
- Ability to obtain TS/SCI
- 3 years of formal management experience to include performance reviews for direct reports.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
- Experience developing Systems Security Engineering requirements for hardware and software assurance.
- 5 years of experience in leading high performing teams with successful measurable outcomes
- 5 years of experience in effective communication and clearly present technical approaches and findings
- Experience managing and developing requirements for suppliers that support hardware assurance in the supply chain.
- Understanding Risk Management (identification and development of risks) and driving risk mitigations to closure.
- Skilled within Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN) key practices and protection measure selection.
- Experience with assessment and analysis of threats, vulnerabilities, and risk for identified mission-critical functions and critical components.
- Knowledge of threat analysis and protection initiatives, intelligence community policies, resources, databases, and requirements to perform research and analysis.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.