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Sentinel (GBSD) – Network Communications Manager 2 – 7382

Requisition ID: R10046888

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • 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, 50% 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 Network Communications Manager 2 to join its team of diverse professionals in support of the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This leadership role is located in Roy, Utah with travel to VSFB, CA and Promontory, UT. Learn more about the Sentinel (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:

This position will be responsible for managing a team of highly qualified operators and system administrator’s supporting the complete integration and maintenance of the ground systems for GBSD flight test program.  This includes network and domain administration, mechanical, electrical, and RF systems.  Reviews and approves all engineering products to ensure concurrent engineer design and ability to build and test ground-based systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Ground Test Manager on all functions and responsibilities spanning multiple locations for the system administration and testing of the ground-based platforms supporting GBSD.
  • Manage and lead the ground-based computer system control segments, leading engineers and system administrators who perform O-level and Depot Level engineering support on the GBSD LSS, and command and launch systems supporting ground test.
  • Manage and lead the enterprise level training system engineering, development, build and integration into multiple sites.
  • Manage and lead the operator/crew training courses and part of range safety and certification program.
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) utilizing Earned Value Management principles to track and report program progress.  Develop and administer budgets and standards of performance.
  • Responsible for the engineering process development, continuous improvement, and affordability initiatives within the various training systems and systems assigned.
  • Serves as the management liaison to program management, customers, operations, and other functional groups.
  • Manages risks, change requests and opportunities for all engineering scope within the training system discipline.
  • Collaborates with all functional organizations to resolve engineering conflicts with a multiple disciplined maintenance community.
  • Maintain System configuration control over SW/HW versions/configurations (network/computing/applications, automated environment creation.
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluate and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Utilize sound engineering practices to develop, implement, and maintain end-to-end ground systems.
  • Product Deliveries include: ICDs, Emulator/Simulator baseline control, test plans, network diagrams, integration/deployment work instructions, production, and test system hardware (e.g., networks).

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

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

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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of relevant IT professional experience. An additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree is acceptable.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days- a-week, and 365 days a year.
  • Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel.
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance and be able to maintain that clearance and has the ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.
  • Ability to gain a TS clearance obtain and retain special program access clearance within 365 days for receipt of TS clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience operating and troubleshooting information systems.
  • Experience in EVMS and CAM
  • Experience designing, developing, building, testing and maintaining network and computing infrastructure
  • Experience identifying systems anomalies and troubleshooting (network/custom applications/COTS software/server infrastructure)
  • Experience in, currently or previously held, IAT Level 2 Security Certification (Security +, CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP) OR IAT DoD level 3 (CASP, CCNP-Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH).
  • Knowledge of virtualization sustainment/maintenance.
  • Project Management, risk and opportunities, and Change Request Experience
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Salary Range: $102,500 USD - $153,700 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.