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Sentinel (GBSD) – Staff Systems Engineer – SEIT BOE (9417)

Requisition ID: R10108982

  • 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, Strategic Deterrent Systems Division currently has an opening for a  Staff Systems Engineer Project Lead. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  Learn more about the Sentinel program 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:

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

  • Development of basis of estimates in support of SEIT proposals.
  • Performed on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. 
  • Support a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.
  • Responsible for participating in all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout).
  • 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.
  • Must be able to thrive in a highly dynamic environment with competing priorities and possess the ability to support the team in an agile manner.
  • Supports the Technical Development & Basis of Estimate Team, within the SPP IPT. 
  • Position includes significant internal and external customer interaction and presentations.

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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • A minimum 14 years of related engineering experience with a bachelors degree; 12 years’ experience with a Masters’ degree; or 9 years’ experience with a PhD 
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance 
  • Experience in leading staff
  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVMS) & Basis of Estimate (BOE)
  • Experience with ICBM systems

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering
  • Experience in program management, engineering, software configuration.
  • Experience working development, production and/or sustainment programs.
  • Proficiency/Expert with Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Cost Account Management/Control Account Management Certification.
  • Experience/Training in Earned Value Management.
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning System.
  • Capital Project management Experience.
  • Experience with BOE’s and modifications.
  • Comfortable briefing leadership and providing status both down and in and up and out.
  • Familiarity with Agile practices and the Atlassian/JIRA suite.
  • Executive presence and comfort at that level



Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 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.

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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.