Sentinel (GBSD) – Command and Control Computer Architect - Senior Staff Computer Systems Architect (10559)
Requisition ID: R10123570
- Category: Information Technology
- Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: 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
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
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’s Space Systems sector is seeking a Command and Control Computer Architect - Senior Staff Computer Systems Architect. This position is in our Strategic Deterrent Systems Division and supports the Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in support of the United States Air Force. This position will be located on campus in Roy, UT or Colorado Springs, CO.
What You’ll Get To Do:
Be the Computer Architect for Command and Control (C2) for the Sentinel program. Responsibilities include technical leadership by:
Managing the C2 technical baseline for entire portfolio
Develop C2 computer architecture across multiple computing networks and classifications; communicate concepts to broader development team
Mentor computer development team members in hardware development for critical defense program efforts
Driving technical execution in support of major program events, and supporting team efforts for fully compliant and released engineering designs
Collaborating within and across the Division SDS program portfolio to deliver exceptional customer value
Focusing horizontally on resolving high-level Systems challenges
Ensuring execution of overall technical plan within the Integrated Master Schedule
Supporting strategic SDS Division initiatives on tools, processes, and cross-segment technical reviews
Driving technical rigor into technical interchange meetings with C2 partners
Utilizing Model-Based Engineering to deliver a highly sustainable Weapon System
Advising C2 program office on program, schedule, and technical matters
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 positions 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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 14 years’ experience; 12 years’ experience with a Master’s degree; or 9 years’ experience with a PhD.
Must be a US citizen and have an active DOD Secret Clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance as a condition of continued employment
Minimum of 5 years of experience formally leading engineering teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.
ICBM or complex aerospace systems experience
Extensive ICBM domain knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines (Hardware Engineering, Program Management, management of all elements of classified software systems)
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Knowledge of Specialty Engineering disciplines such as Hardness, PMP, Nuclear Surety/Safety, System Safety, Configuration Management, Corrosion Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Systems Test and Evaluation, and Electromagnetic Effects
Experience with engineering release processes in CPLM
Prior experience interfacing with prime contractor site leads and USAF leadership personnel
Active DoD TS/SCI clearance
Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead or integrated program team
Demonstrated effectiveness in achieving results through managing people and understanding and management of internal processes and customer/supplier relationships.
Strong understanding and broad application of complex engineering systems (engineering standards, configuration management, material review board, process control, tooling, facilities, software, etc.)
Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations, with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities
Experience in working closely with customers to ensure delivery of systems that meet warfighter needs
Ability to collaborate and achieve consensus when dealing with groups from diverse organizations and backgrounds
Demonstrated experience in making sound decisions in uncertain and difficult situations
Strong sense of urgency and work ethic in ensuring engineering meets customer and program expectations in a timely and efficient manner
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/.
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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.