Search All Jobs

Sentinel (GBSD) Manager of Product Design Engineering Team – 9367

Requisition ID: R10098235

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Manger of Product Design Engineering Team.  This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  

This position is in our Strategic Deterrent Systems Division to execute the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in support of the United States Air Force. The qualified candidate will work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, interfacing with IPT leadership, suppliers, customers, and other technical disciplines to engineer design solutions to challenging problems through the management and development of Product Definition Packages (PDP). PDPs consists of 2D drawings and 3D models (NX), various design analyses/assessments (structural/thermal), bill of materials and parts lists (ASME format), and requirements (DOORS).  Estimate of 50% Technical, 30 % CAM & 20% functional management activities.


What You’ll Get To Do:    

  • Responsible for daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs). 
  • Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of the PDP engineering team ensuring on-time and on-cost deliveries
  • Manage workloads and tasking for the PDP engineering team members and make decisions relating to accomplishments of daily work responsibilities
  • Ensure team members have the required tools and access to perform design engineering responsibilities
  • Perform semi-annual performance assessments with your team members
  • Assist team members with career development
  • Collaborate with other engineering managers to align priorities and support overall execution of program objectives
  • Regularly provide highlights of accomplishments and help needed to leadership 
  • Actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required

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 position’s 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:

  • Bachelors’ degree in an Engineering, Physics or related field and 5 years minimum experience; 3 years of experience with a Masters' degree
  • U.S. Citizenship and an ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance or higher  
  • Able to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance. 
  • 2 years of experience in any combination of Systems Engineering, Integration and Test, or Design engineering disciplines.
  • 1 year of experience leading projects or cross-functional teams
  • 1 year of experience in Program Execution, Staffing, Engineering Metrics and Training resources, Processes, and Tools.
  • 1 year of experience in product development lifecycle
  • Proven experience with engineering drawing development and configuration management 
  • Proven experience in the Build to Package development and release processes  


Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret clearance and the ability to be granted a Top-Secret clearance.
    ICBM experience 
  • Experience in design and fabrication techniques for structural details, assemblies, and installations 
  • Experience in performing in an Agile environment and knowledge/understanding of JIRA 
  • Familiarity with the ASME Y14.x suite of engineering drawing standards 
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing as defined in ASME Y14.5-2009 
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience 
  • Knowledge/proficiency of design tools including TeamCenter/NX 
  • Experience in People and Technical Leadership roles.
  • Earned Value certification




Salary Range: $106,400 USD - $159,600 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.

Apply Now

Search All Jobs

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.