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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Safety Lead - Systems Engineering Manager 3 in Roy, Utah

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is the work that makes a difference. 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. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Mgr Systems Engineer 3. This position 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.

The GBSD Safety Lead is responsible for all safety disciplines across the GBSD Enterprise including System Safety, Explosives and Range Safety, Environmental Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH), and Software Safety.

The System Safety team reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems. Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards. Develops safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements. Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of system safety program. Participates in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions. Evaluates the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program. The ESOH team interprets, recommends, and complies with environmental, health and safety regulations and/or company policies. Assists in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet new environmental requirements. Finds, evaluates, and prepares contracts for properly licensed hazardous and radioactive waste disposal firms and monitors waste handling. Organizes and equips spill-control teams. Writes and updates environmental and spill-control manuals and procedures. Prepares environmental impact statements and applies for all new permits and renewals. Provides input to federal and state regulators through trade associations and industry groups for the writing and revision of regulations. This includes functional management and CAM responsibilities.

The qualified candidate has experience in the tailoring and application of standards and specifications such as:

• Extensive knowledge of MIL-STD-882E, DoD Standard Practice Safety

• Safety standards for ballistic missile operational test and evaluation

• Range stafety and flight worthiness certification

• Explosives and ordnance safety and disposal

• Occupational safety and environmental safety and occupational health (ESOH)

• Management of hazardous materials and hazardous risks

• Force mishap prevention

• Experience supporting National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) activities

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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree OR higher in science, engineering, applied mathematics, computer science, or closely related technical discipline

  • 14 years' experience with a BS Degree, or 12 years' experience with a Master's, or 9 years' experience with a PhD in Safety or a related technical discipline

  • Experience with safety and certifications of missile or aerospace systems

  • Experience leading technical teams in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment

  • Active Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in System Safety, Software Safety, Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety, Range Safety, Explosives Safety

  • Experience managing cost, schedule and performance of technical statement of work

  • Experience with personnel devleopment and performance management, including mentoring and development of technical and leadership skills

  • Extensive experience with MIL-STD-882E

  • Familiarity with AFSPCMAN 91-710, RCC 319-14, and/or RCC 324-11

  • Familiarity with NEPA and facilities development

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Certificate

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certificate

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired

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

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.

Job Category : Engineering