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Manager Systems Engineering 2 (Space Systems)

Requisition ID: R10100116

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! 

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

The Integration Support Group (ISG) has an immediate opening for a Networks Team Sub-Project Manager (SPM) to lead our qualified, diverse team. We are seeking a team member who wants to solve interesting, complex problems to help protect our nation. We are a trusted mission payload and ground system provider with extensive experience providing end-to-end mission solutions from concept through operations and support. The team you will support is located at our Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, CA 100% of the work is required on-site.

The Networks team SPM commits the ISG to scope, cost, and deliverables (schedule).  The SPM will supervise/manage a team of about 15 Information Assurance and Network Engineers performing product identification, procurements, network builds, network administration, the RMF process, and maintaining equipment through its life cycle.  The SPM sets task prioritization, works within program schedules, manages labor budget and surge requests across multiple projects and IRADs (GES OU/INS BU BD efforts) within the Space Park campus.  The list of multiple contracts of record include AMP, Arrowhead, and COAST II.  The SPM is an ISG staffing lead who supports multi-discipline IPTs writing requisitions, performing interviews, and negotiating employee transitions.  The SPM will also interface with customers ( cyber controls and IA audits), vendors (Cisco, HP, RedHat) and contractor staffing agencies (Insight Global, TEKsystems) as well as interfacing with other ISG SPMs, the ISG Deputy APM, and the ISG APM with programmatic execution. Works on proposals and provides infrastructure and network configuration design, Bill of Materials (BOM) creation, and Task Description/Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE) write ups.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and retain an SCI security clearance
  • 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 7 years of relevant experience with a Master's degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD; 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience leading a team of network engineers working with Cisco devices
  • Experience working in an IT service organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+ security certification
  • Degree in a STEM discipline
  • Cisco certification
  • 5 or more years of previous management experience as a SPM, Deputy SPM or Technical Lead
  • Experience in network engineering in operational environments
  • Demonstrated Power Point chart development and briefing experience
  • Active SCI clearance with previously adjudicated counter intelligence (CI) polygraph

Salary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 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.