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Sentinel (GBSD) GN&C Analysis & Algorithms Manager 2 (9686)

Requisition ID: R10110403

  • 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 has an opening for a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Analysis and Algorithms Manager 2 to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be based in Roy, Utah and support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

What You’ll Get To Do: 

This manager lead engineers and will play an active in role of developing physics based models, 6-DOF simulations, flight and ground system algorithms, determining control stability, ground testing leading to flight test analysis, and ensuring program requirements are met. The individual must be capable of leading a team in a highly dynamic environment, establishing strong working relationships with elements across the program (e.g. NIMS, Guidance Computer, Software, Integration & Test), and be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. The manager will assume functional management responsibilities which includes employee career development and being the enabling function for employee’s success. The manager will also support the cost account manager, and help ensure program deliverables and deadlines are being met.

This position aligns to a Matrixed Engineering and Manufacturing Operations organization (SDS E&MO Homeroom)

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.   

Job Qualifications: 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) disciplines from an accredited university and 6 years of related experience, or a Master’s Degree in a related discipline and 4 years of relevant experience

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance

  • 1+ years’ experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule

  • Familiarity with aircraft or space guidance, navigation and control systems

  • 5+ years’ of experience in object oriented programming

  • 5+ years’ of experience using MATLAB/Simulink

  • 5+ years’ of Configuration management experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Mature requirements definition experience including definition of verification plans

  • Familiarity or experience with MagicDraw / Cameo EA

  • Experience developing ICDs and defining interfaces in an MBSE environment

  • Experience working in an Agile team or even leading a scrum team

  • Understanding of GN&C algorithms and flight critical software development

  • Understanding of the following specialty areas: nuclear surety, cybersecurity, flight safety

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

  • Gitlab experience

  • Work experience in one of the following disciplines: guidance & control systems, inertial sensors, navigation systems or vehicle management systems

  • Effective leadership skills


Salary Range: $116,200 USD - $174,400 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.