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Manager Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10064489

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Maritime Systems Integration and Ship Services business area is seeking a leader for the position of Manager Systems Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This leadership position will be located in Charlottesville, VA or Ocean Springs, MS.

The selected candidate will lead a team of engineers (e.g. Systems, Cybersecurity, Network design) assigned across multiple programs and will report to the Engineering Manager of Integration and Ship Services.   Additionally, the selected candidate will be expected to fulfill a technical role on a naval system design and integration program.

Functional Manager duties include:
•    Develop and maintain a cohesive and dedicated team of Engineering practitioners based in diverse work experience backgrounds 
•    Ensure effective communication among your engineering team

•    Ensure the ability of the team to work effectively with other disciplines 

•    Set operating objectives and provide guidance and mentoring to assigned employees 
•    Provide direct contributions to programs regarding the design, integration, and sustainment of shipboard network, computing, control, and sensor systems

•    Provide direct contributions to programs regarding the implementation of cybersecurity within these systems
•    Manage the performance management process for assigned employees
•    Provide insight into Section status and performance to Integration and Ship Services Engineering Manager 
•    Provide first-level resolution of personnel issues according to company processes and procedures


As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9 years engineering experience OR a Master’s Degree and 7 years of engineering experience 
  • Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret or higher clearance and ability to maintain security clearance
  • Demonstrated competence in Systems Engineering

Preferred Qualifications
•    Advanced degree in engineering or a related field
•    Demonstrated competence in the design of network and computing systems

  • Demonstrated competence in the application of system security design and certification requirements over the Systems engineering Lifecycle
  • Demonstrated understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements/certification procedures
  • Demonstrated experience with RMF requirements/certification procedures, and associated architectural implementations
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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.