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Sentinel (GBSD) Manager Systems Engineering 1 – 9318

Requisition ID: R10109077

  • 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 Manager Systems Engineering 1.  This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  

What you will get to do:

The Manager Systems Engineering identifies process/resource gaps impacting FST Guidance Computer (GC) operations and subsequently researches available tools/resources/processes and other solutions to address and mitigate constraints to team performance. Identifies opportunities for Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) initiatives and strives to streamline operations and create efficiencies within GC. As the GC Operations Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Supports overall GC IPT operations which will include staffing, facilities, lab environments, program processes, supplier compliance, etc.
  • Receiving and relaying tasks from IPT leadership and assigns the tasks to the sub-IPT teams– responsible to monitor, track, and ensure task completion.  Prepares status reports on the progress of the GC deliverables. Establishes and utilizes metrics to assess cost, schedule, and performance of GC team.
  • May be responsible to organize and/or develop GC -specific training, orientations, lunch & learns, team building activities, or off-sites.
  • Required to draft and develop reports, executive summaries, weekly highlights, and power point briefings for GC and GBSD leadership.
  • Must professionally represent Northrop Grumman in any/all customer meetings and interactions and be aware of ethical/legal implications of government-contractor relationships. Will be required to complete management training in LX Learning within the first 3-6 months of starting position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in STEM and at least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • 2 years of experience with financial control and maintenance of budgets (including EVMS indices and Variance Explanations)
  • At least 1 year of experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance and SAP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in engineering, Science Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) or related discipline.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; intermediate to expert in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, work autonomously under general direction and demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience understanding and disseminating program processes across multiple sub-product teams.
  • Experience managing suppliers/subcontractors to include developing SOWs and other contractual documents.
  • Experience in People and Technical Leadership roles.
  • Decision Making: Risk Management, Cost-Risk-Benefit Analysis
  • Experience with working with government/military personnel at government/military facilities.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and practices

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.

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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.