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Sentinel (GBSD)- Flight Integration Assembly & Test Deputy Manager 3- 5945-1

Requisition ID: R10110939

  • 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.

The Sentinel program is seeking a Flight Systems IAT&C Deputy Manager 3 to be located in Roy, UT. The Flight Systems IAT&C Deputy Manager will be responsible to the IAT&C Director for overall test, checkout and delivery of the missile – to include test labs, requirements, test planning, test execution of all assets including, but not limited to, lab assets, product support equipment, ground test missiles and flight test missiles, as well as managing risk and opportunities.  The successful candidate will also be accountable for the earned value cost and schedule of the flight systems team Integrated Product Team (IPT).  This is a down-and-in focused position with up-and-out visibility.

In this position, the Flight Systems IAT&C Deputy Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

• Integration, Assembly, Test and Checkout – Responsible for the overall test, checkout and delivery of the missile, this includes test plan and execution and requirements verification of Ground Test Missiles and Flight Test Missiles, but also includes, and not limited to, the execution of lab Hardware in the Loop testing and successful design, build and implementation of product support equipment.
• Customer Interface Management – Will be a primary point of contact for internal and USG customer interaction and coordination and a representative of flight systems test team.
• System Architecture and Verification Planning – Oversee the design and development of requirements verification decisions within the system architecture in coordination with systems engineering and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).
• Multi-disciplinary Interface Management – Oversee the development of comprehensive design and interface requirements and lead the verification effort, ensuring cross-functional communication.
• Requirements-based Testing and TLYF Management - Ensure program master test plans, integration concepts and integration flows developed by the Integrated Operations Team are constructed in a Test Like You Fly manner and verified.
• Employee Management – Oversee the performance, progression and mentoring of the Integration, Assembly, Test and Checkout engineers on the team.  Authority to manage personnel, direct activities and act as a delegate for IAT&C as approved by the IAT&C Director.
• Risk Management – Facilitate and own the risk management process and review board in coordination with the Missile Integration and Test Director and corresponding Flight Systems Risk Manager.
• Schedule and Cost Reporting Management – Accountable for the flight systems team cost and schedule and support program management reviews.
• Travel – May be required to travel up to 10% of the time.

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

These positions will have a standard work schedule of 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years’ experience, or Master’s and 6 years’ experience, or in lieu of a degree 4 additional years of experience supporting US Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries.
•Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a formal lead/management position

3 years of experience working with  system integration and test principles and teat plan development at any level of build (unit, sub-system, system, etc.).
• Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance must be held and maintained and the ability to get special program access (PAR).
• US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline and 10 years’ experience, or Master’s and 8 years’ experience, supporting US Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries. Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.

• Knowledge and experience in System Engineering using CAMEO and/or Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Principles.

Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal.

• Experience using DOORS Requirements Management Database.
• Active Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret Clearance.

• Previous ICBM Experience is a plus.



Salary Range: $138,400 USD - $207,600 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.