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GBSD – GN&C System Integration & Test Manager 3 – 2335-2

Requisition ID: R10026953

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • 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 Space Systems has an opening for a Guidance Navigation & Control System Integration & Test Manager 3 to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.  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.

What you will get to do:

  • The GN&C System Integration & Test Manager will lead a diverse team of Electrical, Mechanical, Simulation, and Software Engineers developing and using the GBSD Guidance and Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE) Laboratories.  Additional responsibilities include:
  • Leading Guidance System and Power & Distribution System test bed design
  • Development of laboratory real-time, software-in-the-loop, and hardware-in-the-loop simulations and test equipment; and establishing verification and validation strategy approach. 
  • Leading system integration and performance test planning and execution in the Guidance and AVE Laboratories and in Enhanced Ground Test (EGT). 
  • Performing both functional and program management responsibilities which includes staffing, career development, functional support to enable team success, cost account management, and scope ownership. 
  • Collaboration with Systems Engineering, GN&C Analysis & Algorithms, Guidance Computer, NIMS, Software, System Test, Command & Launch, and PBACM teams. 
  • Supports the FST System Integration & Test Lead and reports directly to the GN&C IPT Lead.

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 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.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM or related area and 8 years of experience, Master’s Degree and 6 years of experience
  • 3 years of hands-on test experience.
  • 3 years of formal management experience to include performance review for direct reports.
  • 1 year of experience with system or subsystem test and integration in engineering laboratory environment
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Special Access clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Agile approaches and Model-Based Engineering (MBE)
  • Current or active Top Secret, SCI, and/or Special Access clearance or higher highly preferred
  • Experience as a functional manager
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool
  • Prior experience leading teams of 10+ members
  • Experience managing a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent written, verbal, organization and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated record of collaboration among multiple teams, disciplines, and suppliers
  • Experience with system or subsystem test and integration in engineering laboratory environment
  • Familiarity with aircraft or space guidance, navigation and control systems
  • Familiarity with role of real-time simulators in HWIL usage
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles and application
  • Knowledge of configuration management best practices, scheduling, and cost estimation
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to meet program commitments in a highly concurrent engineering environment
  • Ability to maneuver effectively through political situations and anticipate roadblocks
  • Working knowledge of guidance and control, navigation, power, and distribution systems

Salary Range: $147,700 USD - $221,500 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.