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Sentinel (GBSD) Admin Functional Support 4 – 8753

Requisition ID: R10067135

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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's Sentinel Program has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 4  to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Roy, UT.

The selected candidate will provide administrative support to Sentinel Program Leadership Team inclusive of multiple VP roles. The selected candidate will be highly motivated, collaborative, detail orientated, assertive as necessary, and friendly in the performance of the Administrative Assistant role. Candidate will performs variety of activities in support of functional areas such as finance, purchasing, or human resources or for a specific project/business/technical unit. Must be able to professionally and effectively communicate both written/verbally with internal and external representatives of all levels; demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment when conveying and gathering and sharing relevant information. Gathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies data and information from multiple sources. Candidate will compile, review and analyze data. Will use software for functional areas, to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations. May design processes to enhance work flow. Will Provide data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following: 

  • Serves as a focal point for the organization and communicates with internal and external customers and executives, professionally representing the corporation and organization. 

  • Performs office functions such as calendar management, arranging meetings/conferences, preparing materials, and setting up for meetings.

  • Answers phone calls and makes proper referrals.

  • Receives, refers, or answers mail. 

  • Assists in maintaining the organization's collaboration electronic sites, and department and programmatic folders. 

  • Follows up on open actions to ensure deadlines are met, and gathers, compiles, and reports on information relevant to supervisor’s assignments. 

  • Makes domestic travel arrangements and prepares expense reports for team members.

  • Assists in planning and execution of events and activities of major organization initiatives and reviews. 

  • Operates independently to meet requirements of site leadership team and offers expertise to assist other functions within the organization. 

  • Provides operational support for special projects.

  • Researches and obtains information, helps plan and ensure follow-through of assigned tasks.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80, but may change to a 5/40 schedule or require additional hours based on business need. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.   

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Executive presence and ability to work with executive level managers and customers. 

  • Significant meeting and event support required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Experience with Concur or similar travel/expense application.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance and program clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other software productivity tools.

  • Demonstrated experience working with minimal supervision while exercising good judgment, demonstrating flexibility and agility, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, managing schedule conflicts and providing excellent follow through.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Active SAP Clearance.

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 


Salary Range: $55,100 USD - $91,800 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.