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Weapons System Engineering Manager 2 (Beale, CA)

Requisition ID: R10031899

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Beale AFB, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Weapons Systems Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This leadership role is located in Beale, CA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Operations and Weapons System Manager for the program on all functions and responsibilities spanning multiple locations.
  • Manage and lead the ground-based computer system control segments, leading engineers and system administrators who perform O-level and Depot Level engineering support.
  • Manage and lead the enterprise level training system engineering, development, build and integration into multiple contract efforts.
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) utilizing Earned Value Management principles to track and report program progress.  Develop and administer budgets and standards of performance for training systems contracts.
  • Responsible for the engineering process development, continuous improvement, and affordability initiatives within the various training systems and systems assigned.
  • Serves as the management liaison to program management, customers, operations, and other functional groups.
  • Manages risks, change requests and opportunities for all engineering scope within the training system discipline.
  • Collaborates with all functional organizations to resolve engineering conflicts with a multiple disciplined maintenance community.
  • Maintain System configuration control over SW/HW versions/configurations (network/computing/applications, automated environment creation.
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluate and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Utilize sound engineering practices to develop, implement, and maintain end-to-end ground systems.
  • Product Deliveries include: ICDs, Emulator/Simulator baseline control, test plans, network diagrams, integration/deployment work instructions, production, and test system hardware (e.g., networks).

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:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in Weapons Systems, OR a Master’s degree AND 5 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in Weapons Systems.
  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret clearance that has been granted or renewed within the last 6 years or is currently under continuous evaluation.
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SAP).
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • STEM Degree
  • Experience in EVMS and CAM
  • Current/Active Special Program Access (PAR/SAP)
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting information systems.
  • Experience designing, developing, building, testing and maintaining network and computing infrastructure
  •  Experience identifying systems anomalies and troubleshooting (network/custom applications/COTS software/server infrastructure)
  • Experience in, currently or previously held, IAT Level 2 Security Certification (Security +, CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP) OR IAT DoD level 3 (CASP, CCNP-Security, CISA, CISSP,GCED, GCIH).
  • Knowledge of virtualization sustainment/maintenance.
  • Project Management, risk and opportunities, and Change Request Experience

Salary Range: $124,600 USD - $186,800 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

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.

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.