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Sentinel (GBSD) – Systems Engineering Manager 2 – SEIT IMP/IMS Planning (9418)

Requisition ID: R10100837

  • 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 Systems Engineering SEIT IMP/IMS Planning Manager 2 in support of the Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This position will be in Roy, UT.  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’ll Get To Do: 

The primary objective of this systems engineering manager will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.  The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. Responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). This individual will also manage SEIT givers and receivers. This role is highly visible with an executive presence and candidate must have an ability to work well with high level NG and government customers. The candidate must be able to thrive in a highly dynamic environment with competing priorities and possess the ability to lead the team in an agile manner.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs
  • Cultivate customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
  • Measure and report program performance
  • Deliver presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
  • Identify, distribute, track, and complete program requirements
  • Lead and manage the program Agile Increment Planning Process
  • Develop and adhere to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
  • Identify, allocate and manage program resources, including workforce planning
  • Manage Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
  • Adhere to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
  • Ensure program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities 
  • Develop and adhere to master plans and schedules
  • Conduct thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization
  • Functionally manage, support, and train a team of Program Operations Resources

Position Benefits:

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 a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) disciplines with 6 years of related experience, or a Master’s Degree in a related discipline and 4 years of relevant experience.
  • At least 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against sch
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance  
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience working within the Sentinel (GBSD) Program
  • Experience Leading Program Increment Planning in the DoD Industry
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • 2 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
  • 2 years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven analytical, technical, strategic and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced MS Office Suite
  • Current Program Access
  • MBA or master’s degree
  • PMP Certification
  • Prior experience working as a system engineering subject matter expert or IPT Lead

Salary Range: $127,700 USD - $191,500 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.