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Sentinel (GBSD) Missile Support System Manager 1- 8013

Requisition ID: R10059325

  • 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’s Space Systems sector is looking for a motivated Missile Support System Manager 1 to lead Missile Support System team for the Sentinel (GBSD) Command and Launch division in Roy, UT.

The primary objective of this role is to manage, influence, and be accountable for the day-to-day performance of the US Government statement of work that includes 1) management of Northrop Grumman personnel and subcontracts through increasing design maturation stages and established program milestones, and 2) product development and hardware deliveries to support incremental system integration & test activities. The successful candidate will also have experience leading direct reports and is comfortable with collaborating across multiple internal and external stakeholders at all leadership levels that include (but are not limited to): Program Management, Business Management, Systems Engineering, System Test, Global Supply Chain, Operations, Production, other Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and personnel from the customer community in order to achieve organizational goals.

Primary responsibilities are the oversight of cost, schedule, and technical performance of the following scope of work:

-    Establishing a program baseline and monitoring adherence to staffing plans, program schedules, hardware deliveries, and cost targets, as well as reporting and adjudicating variances to the baseline
-    Proactively identifying technical issues and working across multiple stakeholders, from the government customer to hardware and service suppliers, to implement solutions and corrective actions
-    Demonstrated ability to lead working groups and technical interchange meetings
-    Preparing and reviewing proposals, statements of work (SOWs), and technical specifications
-    Reviewing, providing feedback for, and approving documents that support incremental design maturation objectives and formal design reviews
-    Implementing the functional performance management and goal setting process for all direct reports to ensure that team members have accountability for performance
-    % Travel: >10%


Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with a minimum of 5 years engineering and product development experience and 1 year of experience leading projects or cross functional teams
- 1 year experience with the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and associated reporting processes
-1 year of experience in developing and delivering briefings to senior leadership
- 1 year of experience in planning, organizing, staffing, reporting, identifying / managing risk, and supporting multiple program phases
- Current DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret Clearance and Special Access Program (SAP) access

Preferred Qualifications:
-    Experience on GBSD or Minuteman III programs

- Excellent at written and oral communications

- Must be able to work independently, function in a dynamic environment, and be flexible to changing direction
- Strong ability to establish, develop, and maintain interpersonal relationships

- 3 years leading projects of cross functional teams
- Experience with steel and aluminum structures, mechanisms, integrated systems, proficiency with industry design and analysis software tools.
-- CAM certified in formal DoD EVMS 
- Formal systems engineering experience on a DoD program or in the aerospace industry
-10 years of technical, cost, and functional management experience
- Master’s degree in a STEM discipline
-  DoD Top Secret Clearance and current Special Access Program (SAP) access


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $140,800 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 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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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.