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Mgr Systems Engineering 1

Requisition ID: R10066820

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill an Systems Engineering Mgr. opportunity. This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance. This Systems Engineering  Mgr– Field Engineering position is responsible for leading and developing a geographically diverse technical team, of approximately 10 people, that supports the TUAS (Tactical Unmanned Airborne Sensors). This position requires that the manager establish and maintain effective management oversight, functional management, and customer (internal/external) communication on multiple programs. Some team members work remotely requiring the manager to have exceptional organizational, communication and collaborative skills while functioning with minimal direction.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The Manager Engineering will generate and evaluate engineering inputs to proposals and managing both cost and schedule performance. providing leadership and direction on activities in accordance with organization goals, facilitate team meetings, analyze problems, plan and direct tasks and provide solutions to ensure proper use of resources and assets. This position is also responsible for staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Generate and evaluate engineering inputs to proposals and managing both cost and schedule performance
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.
  • Build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must
  • Collaborate and lead a virtually a geographically dispersed team.
  • Operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals.
  • Provide leadership and direction on activities in accordance with organization goals, facilitate team meetings, analyze problems, plan and direct tasks and provide solutions to ensure proper use of resources and asset
  • Operates system to augment Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operators
  • Additional responsibilities include the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.
  • Perform software patches and updates when required.
  • Serve as the POC and liaison between field customer and the program office
  • Generate and perform training courses at customer sites
  • Perform as a champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM related field with a minimum 6 years' experience in engineering, development or support environment in industry or government experience in managing programs/projects to cost and schedule requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in managing, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams on complex technical projects.
  • Background in system troubleshooting
  • Ability and willingness to travel which could include foreign travel
  • U.S. citizen and current Secret security clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Team lead or project management experience
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, with all levels of management, individual contributors and customers
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Field Engineering experience
  • Experience in Software
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in GMTI/DMTI Radars


Salary Range: $114,200 USD - $171,200 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.