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CLT Interface Design Manager 2 – 9779

Requisition ID: R10107891

  • 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, 25% 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’s Space Systems sector is seeking for a Design Engineering Manager 2 on the Infrastructure and Deployment team.  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.  This position will be located in Roy, UT.

This role will provide technical leadership and program management of the interface design efforts across the C&L segment for the Sentinel program.  This includes management of multiple control accounts and program execution leadership of a diverse team of engineers. The Design Engineering Manager 2 will be responsible for ensuring delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements, to achieve a fielded weapon system to meet operational needs.

What you will get to do:

  • Lead and direct a multidisciplinary team of experienced Designers, Design Engineers, and Systems Engineers responsible for developing and maintaining interface design products and physical design hierarchies, such as Engineering Bills of Material.  
  • Ownership of the delivery of Interface Design Details (IDD) and Interface Control Models (ICM), which define the design constraints for equipment and infrastructure across the C&L segment.
  • Ownership of the delivery of Product Definition Packages, consisting of 2D drawings and 3D models (NX), various design analyses/assessments (structural/thermal), bill of materials and parts lists (ASME format), and requirements (DOORS).
  • Maintain governance of interface design to ensure that equipment and infrastructure design teams stay within design constraints established by IDDs and ICMs.
  • Manage cost and schedule performance for Interface Design control accounts as a Control Account Manager (CAM), adhering to Earned Value Management principles and processes. 
  • Provide technical review authority, process audit and process enforcement across all program activities to ensure interface design product integrity.
  • Support planning, budgeting staff forecasting for contract direct and indirect budgets supporting process development. 
  • Remove blockers identified by team members to allow for work progression and on time deliverables.
  • Act as the main POC for the USAF for cross-element interface design and integration into technical packages.
  • Identify risks associated with interface design across the C&L Segment and develop and manage executable risk mitigation steps.
  • This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as program responsibilities. It is expected that the Functional management role will comprise up to 20% of the candidate's time. Supporting engineers with career development, processes, tools and training.
  • The candidate will have 80% technical responsibilities as described above.  Candidate will act across multiple organizations to drive execution


Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal/Senior Principal Systems Engineer.  This position will be located in Huntsville, AL or Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  


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.    


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Civil, or Chemical Engineering, Architecture, or a related STEM field with a minimum of 6 years combined engineering and/or technical Program Management experience
  • 1+ years experience in DoD development programs and/or MILCON
  • 1+ years experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or control account manager
  • Experience acting as a Control Account Manager (CAM) or Program Manager in a formal Earned Value environment
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with the most recent investigation completed in the last 5 years.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and retain access for Special Access Programs.
  • Ability to obtain and retain DoD Top Secret security clearance.


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written communication, and presentation skills, including the ability to clearly and succinctly communicate complex concepts to both Government and corporate leadership
  • Experience supporting Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) or other missile design and deployment programs or projects
  • Program management experience on programs with values larger than $50M
  • A current DoD Top Secret clearance with capability for SAP access
  • Effective in customer relations, expectation management, and building coalitions with customers, government staff, and other contractors
  • Subcontractor technical oversight experience, specific experience managing Engineering, Building, and Construction Firms
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience
  • Experience in performing in an Agile environment and knowledge/understanding of JIRA
  • Experience in using TeamCenter/NX
  • Experience in using Siemens Capital or other cable harness design tool suites
  • Experience in interface control and/or interface design.
  • Proven understanding of the Build to Package development and release processes.

Salary Range: $125,700 USD - $188,500 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.