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Sentinel (GBSD) – Training Systems Engineering Manager 2 (9679)

Requisition ID: R10108712

  • 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 Training Systems Engineering 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: 

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

  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Training Services Team members to ensure compliance with all contractual, program, and corporate operational requirements to meet Government customer’s needs.
  • Leading efforts to develop compliant and compelling training systems, CDRLs and quality plans/processes for training devices delivery.
  • Leading efforts to gather requirements from the USAF customer and translate these into requirements compliant and compelling training systems, CDRLs and quality plans/processes for training devices delivery.
  • Managing and effectively communicating Training Systems Team program dependencies, critical path, and expectations to team members and program stakeholders, including senior-customer level engagements, presentations and reports to IPT senior management team.
  • Manage and oversight of major suppliers/partners in support of Training Services team.
  • Evaluating effectiveness of daily actions and systems; troubleshoot any potential and/or existing problems; work with appropriate individuals to put solutions into action.
  • Assisting in developing/negotiating contract changes, specifications, budgets, schedules and establishes terms and conditions for GBSD training systems and training delivery approaches as EMD and Production/Deployment phases mature.
  • Developing strategic and tactical plans and processes to provide training capabilities accurately reflecting all required aspects of the operational weapon system consistent with company agile principles.
  • Supporting staffing actions of training program organization to address customer requirements effectively and efficiently within parameters of the NG GBSD proposal for Training Services team.
  • Supplemental Responsibilities may include:
  • Enforcing quality and performance management and reporting actions related to all major areas of responsibility including the incorporation and execution of best practices and to minimize risks and optimize opportunities.
  • Leading development and implementation of innovative business support, mentoring, partnering, and proactive planning and execution processes.
  • Recruitment and sustainment efforts.
  • Ensuring the resolution of inter- and intra-organizational problems in areas of responsibility.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

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.   

Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) disciplines from an accredited university and 6 years of related experience, or a Master’s Degree in a related discipline and 4 years of relevant experience.
  • 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  
  • 1+ years' experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule
  • 1+ years’ experience leading a diverse group of personnel to accomplish tasks that are not well defined

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • 10+ years of leading industry or military training development programs
  • ICBM operational experience
  • Executive level communication skills
  • Instructor experience (military preferred)
  • Training System Analysis experience
  • Master's degree in business or training related discipline
  • Current Sentinel program read in



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.