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Manager Systems Engineering 3

Requisition ID: R10101129

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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

The selected candidates will lead the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) effort for either the NATO RQ-4 portfolio, or the TRMC portfolio, holding overall responsibility for SE&I execution reporting directly to the RQ-4 Enterprise SE&I IPT Lead. Each lead will provide senior SE oversight and direction to customer, creating a single point of content for the area for status and responsibility.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and lead a team SE&I engineers and managers across R&V, Integration, Specialty, and Integrated Functional Capability disciplines.
  • Manage and oversee Systems Engineering execution of the overall cost, schedule, and technical baseline for the respective program.
  • Extensive interface and coordination with program management, customer counterparts, and sub-contractors.
  • Lead and oversee successful milestone reviews (e.g. SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR, FCA).
  • Lead successful requirements definition, decomposition, allocation, and final verification across a complex system.
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team to decompose and define customer CONOPs, Performance Specifications, and Use Cases/OpsCon scenarios into robust, verifiable requirements at the System and Segment Level.
  • Perform Risk and Opportunity management.
  • Lead and prepare proposals and baseline planning for new activities.
  • Utilize Agile methodologies which will enable rapid capability insertion and reduce time to field Implement tools, technologies, and procedure to enable more efficient integration.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in engineering or science and 9 years of related experience or 7 years with a Masters
  • Previous Experience leading Milestone Reviews (e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR, FCA)
  • Previous Experience in Leading execution of multiple simultaneous programs
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Experience leading a team of 10+ individuals in a technical environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a STEM Field
  • DOORS experience with an emphasis on requirements management and metrics generation
  • Previous Control Account Manager experience on Earned Value programs
  • Previous Experience in managing Technical Baselines (Functional and Allocated Baselines)
  • Experience with interfaces ICDs
  • Experience in developing proposals
  • Experience managing suppliers
  • Experience in Agile Development
  • Experience in Autonomous Systems Programs
  • Experience working on US Air Force Programs
  • Experience working on FMS or Export controlled programs
  • Active TS/SCI

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.