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Sentinel (GBSD) Software Engineering Manager 2- 8874

Requisition ID: R10076571

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, 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 Software Engineering Manager 2 for the GBSD program. This leadership role can be located in Roy, UT.

The successful candidate will:
As a Department Manager you will be the leader for a team of approximately 15-25 software, systems, and hardware engineers.  These engineers will be conducting Weapon System Design Integration work scope (specifically for the Operational Control and Command Enterprise Software and Hardware sub-Element teams) in support of the Sentinel (GBSD) program.

Functional Management Duties Include:
• Management of time keeping, performance reviews, staffing and resources planning, training, and overall engagement for their department.
•Ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, balancing resources among programs, and verifying proper charging practices are followed.
• Managing member performance, creating and delivering performance evaluations, overseeing the salary review process, and supervising employee development and mentoring efforts (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)
• Coordinating with GBSD leadership to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their department and managing employee movement between programs.
• Presenting to program management, other technical managers and customers
• Meeting indirect budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization for process implementation and improvement.

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  


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.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field of study and 6 years of experience

• At least 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule
• Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain SAP
• Experienced in EVMS in an Agile environment
• U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:
•10 years of scheduling experience and expert proficiency in project planning or other related scheduling tools as demonstrated by an understanding of the tool's properties and functions, including:

  • exports and imports, multi-project consolidation, inter-project linkage ability to create a variety of views, tables, filters, and reports.

• Strong ability to communicate unique problems and recommend potential process/business solutions in an Agile environment
• Must have a successful track record of program performance, interpersonal team building skills, and management experience
•Demonstrated expert knowledge when using Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools
•Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.
•CAM certification

Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 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.