Sentinel (GBSD) Systems Engineering Manager 3- Nuclear Hardness and Survivability (6366-1) Roy, UT

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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 Systems Engineering Manager 3 for Nuclear Hardness and Survivability (NHS) Engineering . This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. 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 will get to do:

The successful candidate will lead the NHS Engineering Team comprised of electrical and mechanical engineers, NHS qualification test experts and scientists in the fields of physics and nuclear effects.

This team is responsible for:

  • Defining NHS environments

  • Radiation transport modeling and simulation

  • Radiation effects circuit analysis

  • Ground shock and thermal effects analysis

  • Effects of electromagnetic pulses on electronics

  • NHS qualification testing and analysis of semiconductors

  • NHS qualification testing and analysis of the GBSD systems, subsystems, and equipment

Experience in effectively leading technical teams on large complex systems is the primary objective of this position. This leadership position requires technical experience but is focused on program execution. The ability to structure and manage tasks and technical information flows is of primary importance (such a task management, establishment of design review and documentation processes and procedures, budget and schedule tracking, requirements verification planning, etc.).

Experience with personnel development and performance management, including mentoring and development of technical and leadership skills in teams is necessary. Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language are important including the ability to brief task status to high level NGC and Customer leadership.

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 positions 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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and at least 8 years of related professional experience or Masters Degree in STEM and 6 years of related experience

  • 3+ years in a formal management position

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated in the last 6 years with ability to obtain SAP. 1+ years of experience in qualification and/or verification testing on large programs

  • 2 years experience managing cost, schedule and performance of large government technical statements of work. CAM certification.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with MIL-STD-1766

  • Experience with Nuclear Hardness and Survivability programs

  • Weapon System experience (GBSD, Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)

  • Model Based Systems Engineering experience

  • Active Secret/Top Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the English language


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

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.

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.