Category: Engineering
Location: Roy, Utah
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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’s Space Systems sector is looking for a Flight Systems Operations Lead (Director 1) in our SDS Division to execute the EMD GBSD program in support of the USAF GBSD Programs business areas. The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. The Operations Lead’s primary responsibilities are to establish and maintain all of the segment operations to execute the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance and includes, but is not limited to:
Support of the daily execution of the Flight Systems scope within the GBSD EMD program, reporting to the Director of Flight Systems
Responsible for the successful operation of program objectives and activities
Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
Measuring and reporting program performance, then seeking continuous improvement of the program’s operations
Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test
Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
Participates in the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract
Managing suppliers to meet program objectives, participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities
Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization
Assure data sharing with our customer via the Digital Engineering Enterprise that is timely and accurate
Be a manager/leader whose decisions affect the financial bottom-line and employee perception
Be accountable for results that impact the performance of the mission and success of the program’s objectives
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 These positions will have a standard work schedule of 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 and 10 years, or Master’s and 8 years’ experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries · Minimum of 5 years of experience leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal · Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager · Active DoD Secret clearance, investigation must have been completed within last 5 years
Preferred Qualifications: · Experience with GBSD TMRR program operations and USAF ICBM heritage programs · Prior experience interfacing with prime contractor site leads and USAF leadership personnel · Active DoD TS/SCI clearance

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