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GBSD Special Projects Payload - Dir Programs 1

Northrop Grumman

Ogden, UT 84407
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Director 1 to lead the GBSD Program's Special Projects sub-IPT, supporting the Payload Re-Entry Systems (PLT) IPT during GBSD program execution. This position will be located in Ogden, UT. To learn more about the GBSD program here

As a part of the Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, its work that makes a difference. 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. Join us and launch your career.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
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.

**Director of Programs 1 has the following duties and responsibilities:**

Directs, leads and manages all aspects of Special Projects technical, cost and schedule performance
Acts as the Program and Technical Team lead, and as such, provides technical direction, and supports cost and schedule performance, and participates in subcontractor negotiations and contract changes, with support from Global Supply Chain Subcontract Management Team Lead for the PLT IPT
Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract
Directs special studies, interfaces with and supports Business Development, builds technology roadmaps. Develops new business
Acts point of contact with external government agencies/entities
Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
Directs the work of employees assigned to the sub-IPT from technical, program and administrative areas


- Bachelor's degree in a technical related field and a minimum 12 years of related experience, or a Master's degree with a minimum of 10 years experience.
- Demonstrated management experience leading, technical and complex program effort.
- Prior management experience with ICBM programs
- U.S. Citizenship with an Active Top Secret Clearance or higher

- ICBM RS/RV experience
-Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations, with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities
- Preferred candidate will be a proven leader; problem solver; possess a strong work ethic; and have excellent communications and interpersonal skills required to work closely with teammates, stakeholders and both internal and external customers
- Familiarity with Northrop Grumman project execution, processes and procedures
- Active Top Secret or SSBI clearance, with clearance date after 1 Nov 2013 highly desired

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.

**Job Category** : Program Management
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