Systems Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: 21009062

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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. Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager 2 for the Space Launch and Missile Defense Systems Sector located in Huntsville, AL This is a Functional Manager role and is anticipated to require no more than 10 – 25% of their current technical roles and responsibilities The Functional Manager responsibilities include day-to-day communications, employee engagement, performance management, career development, employee rewards and recognition, and resolving personnel issues.
• Support of college and intern recruiting, development and advancement of engineering practices, identification of skill gaps, and increasing engineering competencies through strategic hiring and employee skills development.
• Demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance.
• Track record as an effective collaborator, communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
• Demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.
• Experience developing diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
• Broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities.
• Operate in a team environment and collaborate across the organization as required to accomplish the team goals
• Work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors and program managers.
• Champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.
• The position is located in Huntsville, AL with travel to company and customer sites required up to 25% of the time

Basic Qualifications • 9 years of experience with a Bachelors’ degree; 7 years of experience with a Masters’ degree and 4 years with a PHD
• Experience requires any combination of Systems Engineering, Integration and Test engineering disciplines accompanied by high proficiency in technical problem solving to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring
• Ability to obtain and maintain a TS Clearance; active secret clearance required
• Previous experience in People and Technical Leadership roles
• Working knowledge of Staffing, Engineering Metrics and Training resources, processes, and tools Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other STEM discipline
• MS Engineering or MBA
• Active TS/SCI Clearance
• Proven technical management experience preferably in either program IPT, R&D or Advanced Systems, technology, and/or functional environments
• Experience effectively leading diverse technical teams across multiple locations
• Experience as a technical leader and visionary

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 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.