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Systems Engineering Manager 1 (Sign-On Bonus of up to 10,000) – Schriever Space Force Base

Requisition ID: R10103383

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Polygraph
  • 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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, and 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.

With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossible

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager to join our growing team.  The position is based at Schriever Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • 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.

  • Work with small teams and interface with peers, customers, and senior managers primarily focused on the Operations & Sustainment of several interconnected domains.

  • Ensure corporate and legal guidelines are followed for managing IT hardware and software assets.

  • Define requirements for asset acquisition and procedures to include management and disposal strategies for the enterprise.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM** discipline with 5 years of systems engineering experience; 3 years of systems engineering experience with a Master’s degree in STEM** discipline; 0 years of systems engineering experience with a PhD in STEM** discipline [a completed STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree is required to be considered**]

  • An active/Current TS/SCI with adjudicated polygraph is required in order to be considered

  • Active Security + Certification or equal 8570 requirement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in leadership

  • Experience deploying and maintaining databases.

  • Experience scripting on Linux or Windows servers and Workstations

  • Experience deploying Mission Unique Software (MUS) in computing virtualized environments.

  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining system backups.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policies. Provide recommendations on project tailoring and participate in and document project activities.

  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining Active Directory and Group Policy for Windows 10 and Server 16

  • Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and when needed, performing software patch installation, other fault remediation, antivirus updates, and Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) activities.

  • Experience developing and implementing designs for operating systems/networks using industry platform hardening practices such as DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation, and performing system scanning, analysis, remediation, mitigation, and reporting cybersecurity vulnerabilities discovered through use of ACAS or other compliance tools.

  • General understanding of trouble ticket practices and tracking processes

  • Solid troubleshooting, log analysis, and problem-solving techniques.

  • Experience with VMware products, ESXi, vCenter, virtual machines, and clustering

  • Experience in Server System Administration and troubleshooting analysis in some or all the following platforms: Linux, Windows servers/clients, and Oracle/SQL Databases

  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of Juniper network design and testing methodologies using Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls.

  • Experience in clearing and disposing of classified hardware in accordance with security policies and procedures.

  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated system engineers, and system/network administrators.

This position’s standard work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8-hour workdays with 40 hour weeks.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Salary Range: $112,000 USD - $168,000 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.