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Sentinel (GBSD) – Command and Launch (C&L) Segment Interface Lead – 9371

Requisition ID: R10094018

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Huntsville, AL, USA +1 more
  • 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 Command and Launch (C&L) Segment Interface Lead in support the Sentinel (GBSD) program. This leadership role will be located in Roy, UT, Huntsville AL, or Colorado Springs, CO and will be at the Staff Systems Engineer level.

What You Will Get To Do

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

  • Technical lead for a team of approximately 10-15 systems engineers.  These engineers will be conducting C&L Interfaces work scope in support of the Sentinel Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) program, to include coordination and understanding of both internal and external interfaces.
  • Work with the Weapon System, C&L segment, and lower-level Element teams to develop and mature the C&L interfaces content. The team develops and incorporates the appropriate interface requirements for the C&L system and ensures that they are properly represented in the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) behavioral model.
  • Work with teammates across a wide variety of disciplines and become intimately familiar with all aspects of Sentinel.
  • Collaborate with program counterparts to develop systems engineering artifacts and contribute to requirements development and analysis (e.g Interface Control Documents, Interface Design Descriptions, and Interface Requirement Specifications).
  • Present at milestone internal and customer CDR reviews, and to coordinate with various teams to analyze, develop, document, and maintain interface requirements and design solutions.
  • Own and drive development of element-to-element interface details and the C&L inputs to segment-to-segment and Sentinel-to-external interfaces for both operational facilities and test sites.
  • Ensure consistency and provide oversight of interface details throughout all interface levels of C&L.

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.  


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 14 years’ experience; 12 years’ experience with a Master’s degree; or 9 years’ experience with a PhD 
  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance  
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.
  • 2+ years of experience in developing interfaces.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience modeling with Cameo Enterprise Architecture or MagicDraw (No Magic, Inc.) or other architecture modeling tools.
  • Systems engineering experience.
  • Experience in interface technical leadership.
  • Experience with DoDAF and UPDM or UAF Profiles.
  • Experience using DOORS (IBM Rational).
  • Experience with NX or similar CAD modeling tools.
  • Experience with complex system development on large programs.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Huntsville, AL, AL, USA.

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $219,500 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.