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Sentinel (GBSD) AVE Requirements, Interfaces, and Architecture Manger 3 – 9426

Requisition ID: R10098859

  • 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 AVE Requirements, Interfaces and Architecture Manger 3.  This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  

The Sentinel Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE) Requirements, Interfaces and Architecture (RIA) Manager will be responsible for both programmatic and technical leadership of the AVE RIA team. The lead will report directly to the AVE Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Director, frequently interact with customers, lead RIA artifact development and coordinate with stakeholders across multiple IPTs. The RIA work scope includes requirement, verification, interfaces, and architecture development for the AVE Segment. 


What You’ll Get To Do:    

  • Lead the RIA teams to develop and mature the AVE level artifacts along with comprehensive oversite of all AVE Segment RIA artifacts.
  • Specification development, verification planning and execution, interface requirement specifications and design definition, and architecture modeling.
  • Cost account management activities.
  • Artifacts are to be developed according to program Statement of Work and program/company governance.
  • Developing Contract Deliverables (CDRLs), preparing for the AVE level technical reviews/milestones (e.g., CDR, FCA, SQVR) and supporting the lower-level IPT milestones.

The RIA lead will demonstrate strong leadership skills. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. This candidate will have the ability to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, and the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading engineering teams through the full life cycle of a development program (including modern digital and model-based practices and methods).

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM and at least 8 years of relevant professional experience, including experience with SE&I processes and multiple levels of integration
  • 3+ years in a formal lead/management position 
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated in the last 6 years with ability to obtain SAP

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience with MBSE
  • Experience through full cycle of a development program
  • 1+ yeas of technical depth in at least one of the AVE Element areas or AVE Segment

Salary Range: $152,100 USD - $190,100 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.