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Strike Systems Analysis and Simulation Lead (SE Manager 3)

Requisition ID: R10086100

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Melbourne, FL, USA +1 more
  • 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: 2

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.

The selected candidate will lead teams in performing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and operations effectiveness analyses for Strike Division systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Leads the performance of functional analysis, timeline analysis, operations analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

The role includes leadership of a multi-site operations analysis, modeling and simulation team, managing statement of work for 20+ engineers conducting systems/payloads trade studies, system/payload simulation development, virtual simulations, operational assessments, requirements analysis, threat system analysis, electronic warfare analysis, mission performance/effectiveness analysis, and force level effectiveness analysis. The role includes the collaboration across sector, division, and program operations analysis and virtual simulation teams to ensure commonality and alignment.

The position provides division-level support of managing operations analysis and simulation projects across multiple programs, as well as oversight of multiple program-level laboratories simulating aircraft and payload software for conducting operator in the loop (OITL) events. Additionally, position is a leadership role in managing statement of work and analysis tools/products within a corporation-wide multi-security caveat IRAD environment. Responsibilities include managing project cost and schedule, overseeing technical analysis projects, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to meet project expectations, planning and conducting system simulation events, presenting results to decision makers, assigning tasking to team members, and fostering the growth of a team of highly skilled engineers. Candidate should have strong problem solving and communication skills, be highly motivated, and ability to work with a team in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) subject area from an accredited university and at least 9 years of related experience; or a Master's degree in STEM subject area from an accredited university and at least 7 years of related experience.
  • At least 3 years team leadership experience with the ability to cultivate, lead, develop and grow a diverse, multi-discipline team of technical experts to model, analyze and develop physics-based System of Systems mission simulations.
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development.
  • Active Top Secret clearance is required.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain additional Special Access Program (SAP) clearance before establishing a start date (contingency).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in STEM degree
  • 10+ Years experience
  • Experience in Threat Mission Analysis and Virtual Simulation
  • Demonstrated experience developing product visions and fostering effective engineering teams
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing insights from multiple data sources
  • Recent military experience in planning or executing joint air combat operations highly desired, but not required
  • Strike Program 1 experience highly desired, but not required
  • Strike Program 2 experience highly desired, but not required

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Melbourne, FL, FL, USA.

Salary Range: $176,100 USD - $264,100 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.