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Sentinel (GBSD) AVE Booster IWO Manager 3 – 9454

Requisition ID: R10096903

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • 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.   


Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Booster IWO (Internal Work Order) Manager 3 for the Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE) Segment team for the Sentinel (GBSD) program within the Strategic Deterrent Division (SDS). This position will be in Roy, UT with occasional travel to other spoke locations (AZ, AL) that support the Sentinel program.  Learn more about the Sentinel program here.  Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.


What You’ll Get To Do:    

  • Responsible for the management and execution of the Booster Development IWO at SDS currently being performed at Launch Vehicles Business Unit within Launch & Missile Defense Division (LMDS)
  • Stand up / manage and coordinate a small indirect IWO management support team
  • Responsible for SDS resource management and coordination supporting the LV Booster contract (I.e. SDS Business Mgmt., SDS security, Sys. Engineering, Test, Specialties Coordination…etc.)
  • Maintain / Flow down of Prime Statement of Work (SOW) and Spec Requirements as required ensuring program compliance
  • Chair and Coordinate Booster IDR / CDR Activities and Event Coordination with LV and SDS as required
  • SDRL review and approval, Design action tracking closure and coordination with SDS stakeholders
  • Primary CAM for Booster IWO Work Packages and Program Cost and Schedule Baseline
  • Active participant in the LV leadership Team– Co-responsible for up and out direction and cultivation of the “OneNG” culture across division lines
  • Co-responsible for active issue resolution and management up through AVE and Customer Channels
  • Co-develop customer relationship with NXB w/Booster LV Executive Leadership
  • Coordination and integration of TRB/CCB packages from the LV IWO up through AVE and program boards
  • Lead, facilitate, weekly Booster LV/SDS IMT meeting
  • Travel to AZ, AL, and/or Promontory to lead/participate sub-supplier management and review activities Monthly or as required


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.    


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or Business Management disciplines (Business Administration, Economics, Finance) from an accredited university and 8 years of related experience, or a master’s degree in a related discipline or MBA and 6 years of relevant experience.
  • 3 years of formal management experience in product team leadership, or program management, or subcontract management team leadership.
  • Active Secret clearance with adjudication within 6 years and the ability to obtain SAP or higher


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Masters of Science degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Civil Engineering or Masters of Business Administration preferred
  • Experience with large Defense Acquisition Proposal Development or Business Capture Management
  • Background in large scale, high-rate production planning and execution
  • Understanding or experience of full rate production economic strategies and supply chain management
  • Previous experience developing “price to win” targets and cost reduction initiatives in a large program affordability office
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and meet program commitments in a highly fluid engineering environment
  • Ability to effectively maneuver through muti function teams, political situations and anticipate roadblocks
  • Previous experience with Large Program Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Methods, and Tools
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Salary Range: $152,100 USD - $228,100 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.