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Manager 1/2, Mission Capability Integration

Requisition ID: R10084494

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: San Diego, CA, USA   |  Linthicum, MD, USA  |  Fairfax, VA, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

Defining Possible is what drives us at Northrop Grumman. We are 90,000 people strong – with careers across all areas: air, cyber , land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to create a better world.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Networked Information Solutions (NIS) Division, Growth and Mission Solutions is seeking a Manager 1/2, Capability Integration. In this exciting and challenging role, the selected individual will connect with customers through Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), drive capability integration through laboratory and operational demonstrations, and help define product line architectures. The selected candidate must be able to manage a team effectively and engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Acceptable locations for this role are: Northern Virginia, Baltimore, MD, and San Diego, CA

Job Description

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as the focal point for CRADA management and engagement with sponsors
  • Work with other CRADA managers across the company to ensure that CRADA products are analyzed and disseminated
  • Ensure that CRADA products are made available to support mission analysis and product development, providing additional context or detail as needed
  • Manage relevant mission or product line architecture projects in support of division growth objectives
  • Define, plan, and execute key laboratory and operational tests; with emphasis on integrated division capabilities for mission execution
  • Shape converged product line architectures through analysis, demonstrations, and customer engagament
  • Leverage technical, analytical, and operational expertise from across the division in pursuit of impactful growth opportunities
  • Work with cross-functional and mission thread teams across the company to deliver impactful results
  • Support customer engagements with direct participation, briefing materials, and written products
  • Communicate vision, process, and results effectively to key internal and external stakeholders


Basic Qualifications for Level 1:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of work experience or Master’s Degree and 3+ years
  • Experience with CRADAs or trusted agent role at FFRDC/UARC
  • Experience with project management and track record of success
  • Experience with mission analysis
  • U.S. Citizen with active TS clearance

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years of work experience or Master’s Degree and 7+ years
  • Experience with CRADAs or trusted agent role at FFRDC/UARC
  • Experience with project management and track record of success
  • Experience with mission analysis
  • U.S. Citizen with active TS clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with analytical tools such as CAMEO, AFSIM, STK, and MATLAB
  • Experience with digital collaboration tools including Confluence and Jira
  • Developmental or operational test experience

This position reports to San Diego, CA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $117,600 USD - $184,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $141,100 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.