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Sentinel (GBSD) – Command & Launch Program Manager 2 – 7325

Requisition ID: R10061214

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • 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 Command and Launch (C&L) Program Manager 2 to join its team of diverse professionals in support of the Sentinel (GBSD) program’s C&L Production team. This leadership role is located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. Learn more about the Sentinel 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:

  • Lead and direct a team in Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) environment for C&L (Command and Launch) segment IPT Teams (Integrated Product Team).
  • Provide leadership, draw upon technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering disciplines (Engineering to Manufacturing design for excellence integration, producibility, tooling concepts development; etc.) across the IPT
  • Develop, hire and retain effective staff members including coaching and mentoring
  • Manage SOW within Program (IPT) and Budget.
  • Develop and coordinate accurate and executable resource plans, Integrated Master Schedules, work plans and associated Visibility Metrics
  • Experience working with Digital Environment integrating Engineering Systems to the MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)
  • Outline specific objectives and processes that are focused on generating innovative solutions to moderately complex business problems
  • Lead optimization activity, studies on affordability and efficiency, and EVMS Goals
  • Maintain open communications with all Enterprise functions including Production, Engineering, Quality, GSC, Logistics, and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
  • Development and execution of long-range plans and strategies while providing the most effective resources by skillsets to the program
  • Awareness of Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering best practices and on operating models, proposals and new business pursuits
  • Collaborate the technical solutions across the IPT, functions and program leadership
  • Manage SOW within sector and/or program IPT including EV management

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

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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM from an accredited university with 6 years of program management, business management or related experience.  Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience.
  • 1 year of technical or functional environment leadership experience
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance investigated within the last 5 years


  • Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing strategies for change
  • Presentation skills to communicate effectively at all levels of management and to individual contributors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Prior experience operating in a dynamic environment of increasing production schedules and high delivery rates
  • Aerospace / ICBM Industry Experience
  • Knowledge and experience with Production Estimating functions
  • Experience working with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Experience working with Systems Applications and Products (SAP)
  • Knowledge of AS6500 requirements

Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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

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.