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Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) Systems Engineer (Staff Level; Top Secret Clearance Required; San Diego, CA)

Requisition ID: R10111928

  • 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: Any (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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff Systems Engineer, Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) Lead role to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The selected candidate will work with the Digital Transformation, Program Management Portfolio Team to meet portfolio milestones and manage the technical baseline.

Essential Functions:

The selected candidate will work with supplier, development, deployment and sustainment teams to develop and execute program plans in accordance with system and software level requirements. The candidate will manage the project execution rhythm, coordination and reporting activities to ensure project tasks are completed on time.  The IFC manager will manage defect review board and changes to the software backlog. The successful candidate will also lead the associated project teams in preparing, monitoring, and updating project schedules, conducting and participating in all related design reviews, and serving as a technical liaison to the cross-functional team.

Basic Qualifications:

•             Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 14 years of experience in engineering; or a Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 12 years of experience in engineering, or a PhD with 9 Years of experience in engineering

•             An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance.

•             IFC management experience

•             Experience leading SW development efforts

•             Experience in managing projects from concept through implementation.

•             Experience leading Systems Engineering staff

Preferred Qualifications:

•             IFC Management experience on very large program (ACAT-1 programs)

•             Program Management experience

•             Experience in Cost/Schedule Integration, EVMS and CAM responsibilities.

•             Functional management experience

•             Demonstrated communication and technical writing skills.

•             Proven ability to brief technical presentations to stakeholders.

Salary Range: $161,000 USD - $241,400 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.