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Manager Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10082087

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

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. 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

The Space Systems Engineering Section Manager is a dual-hat Engineering Manager responsible for both section management (up to 20% of time) and existing program responsibilities (80% or more of time). Along with reporting into a program, the Section Manager is also a member of the Space Systems Engineering functional management organization.  The Section Manager shall be the functional management point of contact at the work site for the Space Systems Requirements & Verification (R&V) Department and will support and implement activities supporting Space Systems initiatives, reporting directly to the SSR&V Department Manager. 

Role and Responsibilities

·      Ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, balancing resources among programs, and verifying proper charging practices are followed, including time-card approval

·      Managing member performance, creating and delivering performance evaluations, overseeing the salary review process, and supervising employee development and mentoring efforts (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)

·      Coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and managing employee movement between programs

·      Program review and proposal support of Space Systems Requirements and Verification-related SOW

·      Meeting indirect budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization for process implementation and improvement.

Basic Qualifications: 

- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 7+ years of engineering experience OR

- Master's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline with 5+ years of engineering experience

- Current full time program assignment at the Redondo Beach, California location.

- Demonstrated experience in systems engineering and/or requirements & verification 

- Active SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years OR an active clearance with Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  
Preferred Qualifications: 

- MS in Systems Engineering, Technical Management, or related fields

- Previous leadership experience.

- Previous Requirements & Verification experience.

- Proactive leadership skills, demonstrated communication and teamwork skills

- Ability to effectively interface with other Engineering and Production disciplines across the Sector, as well as Programs, Business Development, HR, Mission Assurance, etc.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

- 401k

- Educational Assistance

- Life Insurance

- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

- Paid Time Off

- Health & Wellness Resources

- Employee Discounts

- Flexible Schedules:  For example, the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.