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Sentinel (GBSD) – PBACM Deputy IPT Lead Manager 3 – 572-1

Requisition ID: R10057915

  • 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 is seeking a Deputy IPT Lead (Manager 3) for the Post Boost Attitude Control Module (PBACM) Sub-IPT. This position will be located in either Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL with occasional travel to other hub locations and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  Learn more about the Sentinel 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:

Essential Functions:

  • Lead and direct cross-functional engineering teams (structural design and analysis, mechanical and electrical design integration, mass properties, dynamics, thermal, propulsion, systems engineering, production, integration and test) during Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of program.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the discipline leads and Supplier Management Teams (SMTs) including assisting in maintaining the weekly operational rhythm of the IPT.
  • Track and report on program performance and execution metrics for cost and schedule including Earned Value Management (EVMS).
  • Establish and track progress towards key project milestones in accordance with the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
  • Assist in developing and providing status for IPT inputs to the program risk and opportunity management system.
  • Act as the designate of authority for the IPT Director as needed, including briefing internal and external customers and Sentinel program leadership on status and challenges.

Program Manager responsibilities include:

  • Manages a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting & operating to objectives & providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives & company policy.
  • Planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for related Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large technical services-type contract.
  • Advanced level of understanding in a specialized field or general understanding of several diverse disciplines. Involves a broad grasp of involved practices and procedures.
  • Regularly requires analysis of alternative courses of action. Decisions have risk/reward implications for program or area of influence.
  • Helps meet established schedules or resolve technical or operational problems. Typically accomplishes results through lower level(s) of management or exempt employees.
  • Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations; cause substantial expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds; jeopardize future business activity.

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

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

These positions will have a standard work schedule of 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 (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 8 years of related technical experience, or a Masters Degree in a STEM discipline and 6 years of experience.
  • 3 years of formal management experience to include performance reviews for direct reports.
  • 2 years of demonstrated Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain SAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering preferred.
  • Technical leadership experience, direction and mentoring to other technical employees in the application of scientific principles, tools and techniques to achieve practical end results.
  • Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of missile systems, GNC, warheads, and survivability
  • Knowledge of configuration management best practices
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and meet program commitments in a highly concurrent engineering environment
  • Ability to effectively maneuver through political situation and anticipate roadblocks
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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Salary Range: $134,200 USD - $211,900 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 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.



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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.