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Northrop Grumman GBSD - GN&C Horizontal Integration Lead Manager 3 in Roy, Utah

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 Guidance, Navigation & Control Manager (S03) to join its team. 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.

What you will get to do:

This role will lead a team of GN&C engineers who will continue to mature the Guidance System which includes GN&C Analysis and Algorithm development, GN&C Systems Engineering, AVE SW, Guidance Computer, Navigation/Inertial Instrument System, and Power and Distribution SW products from Preliminary Design phase to a Critical Design Review and beyond.

The role involves day to day management of the GN&C team. The individual must be capable of leading a team in a highly dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities. The individual must be able to communicate effectively with upper management and customer. This position reports directly to the GN&C IPT Lead.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM-related field of study and 10 years of experience, Master's Degree and 8 years of experience.

  • 5+ years of experience dedicated to GN&C system development and/or analysis

  • Active Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 6 years

  • 3 years of missile GN&C HW and SW experience

  • 2 years of experience managing and integrating the activities of large diverse teams

  • 1 year of experience with program control (IMS, EVMS), budgeting, and staffing

  • 2 years of experience with/knowledge in principles of Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS clearance preferred

  • Success taking a GN&C system through a major design review

  • Experience working in an Agile team or even leading a scrum team

  • Familiarity in working multiple colors of money in parallel (Direct, NCTA, Capital)

  • Understanding of verification and validation principles of MS&A work products

  • Drive process rigor and ensure compliance to meet company, program and security requirements

  • Effective leadership and management 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering