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Manager Systems Engineering 3 – Change Integration Manager

Requisition ID: R10112736

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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 Systems Engineering Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This leadership position is located in Melbourne, Florida.

This Systems Engineering Manager 3 will be responsible for managing program change integration platforms and teams to include Hardware and Software Configuration Management, Data Management, Configuration Status Accounting, Functional and Physical Audits, and the Project Engineering Change implementation.  The selected candidate will own change process governance and execution.  This position is functionally aligned under the Systems Engineering Directorate but will brief program and customer leadership directly on change metrics, status, and risks.  The selected candidate will be responsible for direct leadership of all change integration teams to include staffing and budget decisions, as well as executing efficiency initiatives to improve team performance.  

The selected candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, be capable of successfully coordinating with multiple high-level stakeholders across multiple contracts in both the program and customer organizations, and be comfortable with leading, guiding, and managing large teams of 70+.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) discipline and have 9 years of professional/military experience in Systems Engineering and/or Program Management, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of professional/military experience in Systems Engineering and/or Program Management
  • Possess an Active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start.
  • Experience working with Executive Leadership
  • Must have Program Integration or Program/Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special program Access
  • Demonstrated leadership experience of large teams
  • Experience in change integration, CDM, and Functional and Physical Audits
  • Experience with managing concurrency of design and production
  • Exceptional organizational planning and management skills
  • Ability to comfortably and compelling address large groups / brief high-level executives
  • Ability to strategically negotiate customer requests as they relate to change integration leading to the achievement of program requirements

Salary Range: $152,100 USD - $228,100 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.