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Sentinel Command and Launch (C&L) Segment Lab Operations and Development Manager 3 - 12913 UT

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Roy
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10160011

Category: Engineering
Location: Roy, Utah, 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 is seeking a Sentinel Command and Launch (C&L) Segment Lab Operations and Development Manager 3. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

This position, for C&L Segment Lab Operations and Development, will be responsible to the Command and Launch (C&L) Integration and Test (I&T) Director for stand up and operations of the C&L-System Integration Labs (CSIL), along with all related lab development, design/analysis, and automation. As the senior manager over two high-performing teams - Lab Operations and Lab Design & Automation, the successful candidate will manage the design, development, and implementation of new lab capabilities, in addition to the planning, operations and maintenance of the CSIL. This role ensures time-certain availability of all CSIL labs for safe and effective testing to include technical excellence, compliance and efficiency.

The position requires technical knowledge of various systems, design, development, implementation, and testing with a strong foundation in laboratory integration and test. The selected candidate will be accountable for the earned value cost, schedule performance, and technical performance of the test lab scope of work and must act with speed, guide others in producing quality work, be self-motivated, and have the ability to communicate complex technical issues and solutions. A successful track record of program performance, and test experience is required. This is a down-and-in focused position with up-and-out visibility.

--- Manage two multi-discipline teams of mid-level managers, engineers, test conductors, system administrators and technicians to ensure timely, fully-supportive lab operations as well as lab development and design.

Specific duties include, but not limited to:

A primary focus on lab procedures automation, to remove the "human in the loop" to gain schedule, cost, and remove human error

Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements

Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance as the Control Account Manager (Earned Value Manager) for these efforts. Develop schedules and budgets, and manage performance against the cost, schedule, and technical baseline.

Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost, schedule, risk, and supportability/effectiveness analyses for systems

Develop, plan, and coordinate CSIL-related activities in a dynamic people-focused environment

Advising discipline managers and exempt employees, helping them meet established schedules and resolving technical or operational problems

Understanding test requirements, developing test plans and procedures, and executing the supporting Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) test and certification effort

Supporting and interfacing with the customer in Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs) and Integration Readiness Reviews (IRRs)

Supporting the design and development of requirements verification decisions within the system architecture in coordination with systems engineering and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)

Overseeing the performance, progression, and mentoring of I&T engineers, managing personnel and direct activities required to accomplish the statement of work

Facilitating and owning the risk management process and review board for test execution

Accomplishing results through subordinate supervisors and exempt specialist employees

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:

8 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors Degree; 6 years with a Masters

US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification

Minimum of 3 years in a formal lead/management position

Experience in managing system integration labs

1 year of experience as a control account manager (CAM)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

US Citizenship with an Active Top-Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

Experience in managing large-scale system integration labs

2 years of experience as a control account manager (CAM) managing Discrete, LOE, and Material work packages

Experience standing up a lab environment

Knowledge of configuration management best practices

Experience test automation

Previous experience with: ICBMs, Agile, DOORS, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Cameo


Salary Range: $141,900 - $212,900
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.


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