Mgr Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10018209

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

At Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS), our Airborne Multifunction Sensors department of Field Engineering is seeking an experienced leader for our F35 team. This is a dual role management position with approximately 80% of the role in direct technical and programmatic activities as well as 20% functional Field Engineering leadership activities.

This position is responsible for leading and developing a diverse technical team, of approximately 12 people, with growth potential that supports the F35 Radar/EODAS business area and other classified programs. The technical personnel are located at the NGMS facility in Baltimore, MD and at a number of customer domestic locations. This position requires that the manager establish and maintain effective technical management oversight, collaboration with other technical disciplines and customer (internal/external) communication on multiple programs.

Field Engineering Functional responsibilities include: 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 providing a workload forecast. Successful completion of administrative tasks including time approvals, expense report review and approval, and providing employee performance reviews are also expected.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to 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. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must.

The candidate will work closely with managers of other engineering disciplines, program managers and the NGC Global Mobility Office. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, software, or science
  • 10 years of experience with a BS; 8 years with an MS in engineering, development or support environment in industry or government
  • Experience in managing programs/projects to cost and schedule requirements
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management, individual contributors and customers
  • Demonstrated success in leading, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams on complex technical projects
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required for specific needs. Travel is not expected to be significant (10% or less) but may be required for specific program needs.
  • U.S. citizenship and a current active DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain special Program clearances is required
  • Cost Account Manager/Earned Value management knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Experience as a part of Field Engineering type operations
  • Prior Radar Integration and Test and/or flight test experience
  • Prior Experience with F35 Radar and special test/lab equipment
  • Prior Radar repair depot experience
  • New Business Proposal experience

Salary Range: 137000 - 205600

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.