Human Space Systems Manager 2 (Satellite/Space Systems)

Requisition ID: 21007797

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions 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. The selected manager will be the central point of contact for the Civil & Commercial Satellites (CCS) Systems Engineering (SE) organization for tracking all candidates through the recruiting and on-boarding process for CCS programs. Responsible for managing technical personnel assigned to a department (approximate staff size of 20), as well as ensuring qualified and appropriate personnel (and supporting design and analysis tools, etc.) are assigned to meet the staffing needs of CCS programs. Includes all aspects of staff management, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, coaching/mentoring, career development, performance management, compensation management, and separation of assigned employees. The manager will also be the point of contact Systems Engineering process as applied to CCS programs. In addition, the candidate will be a working Systems Engineer and/or Technical Leader on programs in the Civil & Commercial Satellites business area – the split between direct (programs) and indirect is approximately 75%/25%. Regarding program assignments, the candidate will be responsible for technical, cost, and schedule requirements of pre-proposal efforts, proposal development, design and development, internal/customer design reviews, technical documentation, program implementation, launch and mission operations, and disposal. The selected candidate performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. NoVASpace

Basic Qualifications:  Bachelors of Science Degree in Technical Field +14 years of experience, or Masters of Science Degree in technical field +12 years of experience. Experience leading, supporting, and operating NASA/JSC/MSFC/KSC space vehicles & missions for at least 2-3 years. Experience leading, supporting, and/or operating human-rated space systems. Preferred Qualifications:  Masters Degree  Strong experience in Systems Engineering for mission critical applications. Knowledge and experience with satellite servicing and robotic space systems. Knowledge and experience with Mission Extension Vehicle space vehicles & missions

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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.