Sentinel (GBSD) Digital Ecosystem - Lead Digital Systems Engineer (11469 & 11560) Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Digital Ecosystem Lead Digital Systems Engineer in support of the Sentinel 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. This position is in Roy, Utah, Huntsville, AL or Redondo Beach, CA.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

The Sentinel Digital Ecosystem Segment Lead Digital Systems Engineers act as the main Delegate of Authority to the DE Chief Engineer. This includes representing the Digital Ecosystem Segment at Technical Review Board (TRB), Digital Engineering Review Board (DERB), and technical meetings with external partners including the USG, Digital Transformation Office, and Corporate Information Office.

An ideal candidate will have exemplar systems engineering and/or model-based engineering experience.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Drive engineering execution, develop talent, build strong teams, lead change, and solve complex technical problems

  • Provide leadership in digital transformation in relation to program execution, champions culture change, and mentors junior engineers

  • Proactively interface with Sentinel segments, as well as to other organizations within SDSD Engineering, enhancing collaboration to ensure excellent program performance and technology advancement

  • Lead / assist with various technical studies supporting long-term growth for Sentinel Digital Ecosystem

Position Benefits

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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline and 14 years of related experience, or a Masters' Degree in a STEM discipline and 12 years of related experience, or a PhD in a STEM discipline with 9 years of relevant experience

  • US Citizenship with an Active DoD Secret clearance, granted or re-investigated within last 6 years, or in Continuous Evaluation (CE)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) Clearance

  • Systems engineering experience throughout the program lifecycle

  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects with proven collaboration and coordination skills across internal and external stakeholder organizations

  • Conflict management and negotiation skills

  • Experience managing technical teams

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Demonstrated experience in MBSE - both performing and leading teams

  • Demonstrated experience in program adoption of digital engineering concepts, methods, and processes

  • Experience with Project Lifecycle Management, manufacturing, sustainment, and sustainment are a plus

  • Experience with cloud-based environments, high performance computing, and virtualized environments

  • Demonstrated ability to make tough decisions

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organization and strong partnership/collaboration skills


Salary Range: $154,300 - $231,500

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.

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.