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Manager Systems Engineering 1

Requisition ID: R10092285

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, 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, 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) located in Baltimore, MD is seeking a motivated leader (Systems Engineer Manager 1) to be responsible for leading a cross functional technical team supporting Systems, Software, Hardware and Firmware designs. The manager will also be expected to perform productive (direct charge) work on programs. It is anticipated that given the size of the functional team of approximately 10 engineers, the split between functional and program duties will be approximately 15/85, on average. The direct program work may include technical work, project management, or related work supporting programs.

This position is located in Baltimore, MD. The manager will report to the Senior Manager of the Data Interface Collection and Emulation (DICE) Systems group under Test Design Solutions department within Hardware Engineering.

Roles and responsibilities

  • The position is a dual-role position: Functional Management and Program or Technical Leadership
  • Support senior manager in executing the strategy to motivate and to ensure a high performing engineering team. This includes use of Development Plans, stretch assignments, 1:1 feedback, coaching, training and other tools.
  • People leadership for an engineering design organization, to include performance management, employee engagement and recognition.
  • Manage the workload of the employees and balance employee needs with business goals.
  • Maintains assigned Northrop Grumman engineering processes, Continues Improvement initiatives and drives technical excellence by ensuring team output meets technical standards.
  • Apply sound engineering principles and ensures compliance with all command media processes and standards in our technical solutions.
  • Provide proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of related engineering experience with bachelor’s degree, or minimum 3 years of related experience with a master's degree.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to work well within a team environment and adapt quickly to change.
  • Project management skills and a proven ability to follow through with commitments.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills.
  • Basic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing and Test Integration process
  • Ability to obtain Secret (or higher) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously.
  • Previous functional management experience leading a team of Design or Systems engineers for at least 2 years or more.
  • Experience as a Technical Lead, Systems Engineering, Project manager, or other demonstrated leadership role relate d to program execution.
  • Knowledge of the Agile process
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $117,600 USD - $176,400 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.