Sentinel (GBSD) Software Engineering Manager 2 – 4500-2Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10162806

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America | Bellevue, Nebraska, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

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 has an opening for a Software Engineeri Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Roy, Utah or Bellevue, Nebraska and supporting the Sentinel Program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do:

This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as technical responsibilities on the program.

It is expected that the Functional management role will comprise approximately 20% of the candidate's time

  • Responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected and working with the respective team leads to address those needs.

  • Responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers.

  • Work with program leaders in establishing personal, program, and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for subordinates.

  • Provide subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, discipline, as necessary.

  • Generate training plans based on the program and subordinates' needs.

It is also expected that the technical role will comprise approximately 80% of the candidate's time. Technical duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The candidate will lead the Command & Control (C2) Software Test Team, consisting of approximately 20 software test engineers and automation test engineers.

  • Lead a team responsible for developing, performing, and supporting test activities and test documentation at the CSCI level.

  • Cost Account Management and Risk Management duties.

  • Participate in technical planning, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for element capabilities.

  • Review and evaluate test requirements to ensure completeness and compliance of the test program.

  • Verify specifications and designs through testing, test data processing, and support modeling and simulation and performance analysis.

  • Site and flight test support for subsystem requirement verification.

  • Create technical reports and present test and analysis results.

  • Work with various team members to lead automation and integration of functionality with other software environment.

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.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 6 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s degree, 4 years with Masters or 4 additional years in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • US Citizenship with Ability to obtain Special Program Access.

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

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in embedded and/or application software test planning and software test execution.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Top Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • 3+ years leading a team, including mentoring and coaching.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

  • Strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills with the ability to solve issues and predict potential programmatic and technical risks.

  • At least 1 year of demonstrated experience as a Cost Account Manager or managing EV for an engineering team.

  • Prior Experience of ICBM test methodologies.

  • Experience with AFI Test Directive 99-103.

  • Experience in CSCI level hardware and software integration testing.

  • Experience in deployment of embedded software with lab equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability working with cross-functional teams and customers.

  • Familiarity with Agile engineering and Jira.



Salary Range: $131,200 - $196,800

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.