Systems Security Engineering Section Manager 2 (7309-1 & 11511) Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Security Engineering Manager 2 . This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. The selected candidate will be responsible for a Systems Security Engineering (SSE) discipline Section within the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Specialty Systems Engineering organization and will report directly to an SDS Specialty Systems Engineering Department Manager.

As a Section Manager you will be expected to spend approximately 20% of your effort on Functional Homeroom (FHR) responsibilities with 80% of your efforts focused on a technical assignment on an SDS project or IPT.

What You'll Get To Do:

Primary FHR responsibilities include:

  • Provide career mentorship to SSE team members

  • Manage personnel performance ratings for SSE team members

  • Mentor SSE team members on career pathway development and goal setting

  • Conduct training for SSE team member process familiarization

  • Build staffing plans for SSE team member role placement

Primary Technical Responsibilities include:

  • Communicate complex technical issues and solutions to SSE team members and management

  • Manage SSE team member task allocation, provide technical oversight, direction

  • Allocate resources to meet time, cost, and schedule

  • Apply Systems Engineering principles for system functional allocation, composability, margin analysis, and critical thinking to execution of tasks and monitoring of individual contributor assignments within SSE.

  • Ability to rapidly reprioritize tasks due to leadership demand signals

  • Collaborate and provide inputs to both Functional Homeroom (FHR) and Sentinel Program leadership for status of task execution and milestone completion

  • Communicate with the FHR to establish and optimize standardized SSE processes

  • Conduct Earned Value Management for all SSE cost accounts in conjunction with Cost Account Management (CAM)

  • Travel: 10-20%

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 a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field and at least 6 years of related systems engineering experience or a Master's degree and 4 years of related systems engineering experience

  • At least 1 year experience leading and/or driving performance against schedule

  • 1 year experience in budgeting or managing Cost Accounts

  • 1 year experience performing Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Active Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years and ability to obtain SAP access

  • Ability to obtain TS clearance with SCI

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and at least 10 years of related systems engineering experience or a Masters Degree and 8 years of related systems engineering experience

  • Current or obtain DoD 8140 IAT Level III certification (e.g. CASP+CE, CCNP, CISSP, or equivalent) within 1 year of starting role

  • Understanding of program risk management (identification and development of risks) and driving risk mitigations to closure

  • Experience briefing high level leadership on complex issues

  • Experience with microelectronics, hardware assurance, Trusted Secure Networks, and criticality analysis

  • Experience conducting threat analysis and protection initiatives

  • OpSec and Intelligence community background

  • Application of Supply Chain Risk Management strategies and measuring effectiveness of countermeasures

  • Experience in engaging with the intelligence community, utilizing databases, and performing research and analysis

  • Active Top-Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years and ability to obtain SAP access

  • Current DoD 8140/8570 IAM or IAT Level III certification with ability to obtain IASAE Level III (CISSP-ISSAP / CISSP-ISSEP) certification within 6 months of offer acceptance


Salary Range: $127,700 - $191,500

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.

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