Manager Systems Engineering 2 (Aurora, CO)
Requisition ID: R10123916
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Polygraph
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: Any (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial 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.
Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Manager Systems Engineering 2 to support the operations of a 24x7 critical system located at a field site located in Aurora, CO.
In this role, 80% of your time will be focused on technical support as an individual contributor to a complex system of systems, while the other 20% will be dedicated to functional management. Responsibilities of each part of this role are described in more detail below. Candidate must be able to work at least three 12-hour proficiency shifts a month which will be scheduled Monday – Friday, 5:30am to 5:30pm
Functional Management (20%)
Functional management of a group of 5-8 engineers working on the same program
Functional management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Beginning of year goal settings
Midyear performance reviews
End of year performance reviews and employee ranking with leadership
Compensation review, merit increase and bonus allocation
Engaging with functional reports to ensure employees are engaged, satisfied, productive and delivering value added performance
Working any corporate policy issues associated with direct functional reports including PCS process to other sites, family leave, medical leave, timecard questions, educational reimbursement, etc.
Technical Work (80%)
Development of products and CONOPs for the 24x7 operation of a mission critical system
Troubleshooting of real world operations issues
Trending of operational data and simulation of products and CONOPs prior to transition to operations
Returning systems to an operational state, ensuring the health and safety of the systems while maximizing mission availability
Review or development of standard operating procedures that are executed real time on the operational system for standard events and anomaly recoveries
Developing scripts and products to automate the operations of complex systems
Develop suites of operational products for newly delivered systems
Ability and willingness to work rotating 12-hour shifts which will be scheduled Monday – Friday, 5:30am to 5:30 pm, 4 days on, 4 days off including weekends and holidays for 3-9 months at a time
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
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) plus 5 years of engineering experience OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM discipline plus 3 years of engineering experience
Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team.
Experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.
Active DoD Top Secret Clearance / SCI Access plus a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination.
Ability to work as an effective member of a badgeless team, be self-motivated, and work under general direction while independently determining and developing approaches to solutions
Ability and willingness to work rotating 12-hour shifts, 4 days on, 4 days off including weekends and holidays for 3-9 months at a time
Experience in Linux
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl or Matlab
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.