GBSD – Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems Engineering Manager 2 @ Northrop Grumman - Roy, UT

GBSD – Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems Engineering Manager 2

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Roy, Utah
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

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 GN&C Subsystem Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This leadership role will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD 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 will get to do: This role will lead a small team of system engineers who will continue to mature the Guidance System’s system engineering products from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond. The role includes leading a team performing a fully immersed Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to systems engineering as well as performing the hands-on work. Individual will be responsible for ensuring the execution and quality of the Guidance element’s system engineering products, as well at its subsystems’, acting as the liaison between System and Segment level system engineering leadership and the Guidance IPT, maturing Guidance element requirement specifications, interface control documents (ICDs) and system architecture definition as well as ensuring vertical and horizontal integration of the Guidance system requirements, interfaces and design. Individual must be capable of leading a team in a highly dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities. 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 These positions will have a standard work schedule of 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in STEM with 7 years of related experience with Bachelor’s; 5 years with Master’s; 3 years with PhD
  • Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain SAP
  • 3 years of experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience having implemented system architecture definition using UPDM and/or SysML in an MBSE tool such as MagicDraw (Cameo Enterprise Architect), Rhapsody, CORE etc.
  • 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
  • Top Secret security clearance
  • Work experience in one of the following disciplines: guidance & control systems, inertial sensors, navigation systems or vehicle management systems
  • Effective leadership skills

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.