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Manager Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10109851

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

At Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS), our Airborne Multifunction Sensors department of Field Engineering is seeking an experienced M2 Systems Engineering Manager to join our team located in Linthicum MD.

What you’ll get to do:

This position is responsible for leading and developing a diverse technical team, of 15-20 Electrical and Systems Engineering personnel that are located at the NGMS facility in Linthicum, MD and at several customer field locations. This position requires the manager to establish and maintain effective technical management oversight of a geographically diverse team, to collaboration with other technical disciplines and to interact effectively with both internal and external customers. This is a dual role management position with approximately 80% of the role in direct technical and programmatic activities as well as 20% functional Field Engineering leadership activities. Field Engineering Functional responsibilities include providing leadership and direction on activities in accordance with organization goals, facilitate team meetings, analyze problems, plan and direct tasks, and provide solutions to ensure proper use of resources and assets.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership, career guidance and goal setting to highly technical team.
  • Execute the performance management cycle.
  • Manage recruiting and retention efforts.
  • Oversee staffing, workload planning/forecasting and time charge approval.
  • Reward and foster culture for employees to learn and grow and support employee inclusion and engagement.
  • Policy dissemination.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage engineering timeline to support customer operations schedule.
  • Collaborate with managers of other engineering disciplines, program managers and the NGC Global Mobility Office.
  • Commitment to ethics and integrity.
  • Champion change and innovative thinking within the organization to achieve competitive advantage for the business.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, software, or science or similar STEM degree and a minimum of 10 years related experience 8 years’ experience with a Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated success leading and managing a highly technical team to achieve sustainable top performance as a IPT Lead or similar demonstrated technical leadership or management roles.
  • Experience in managing programs/projects to cost and schedule requirements.
  • Prior experience with the operations, logistics, testing, and maintenance of advanced radar and communication systems.
  • Good communication skills with individual contributors, the management chain, and customer personnel
  • U.S. citizenship and a current active DoD Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain SCI and special Program clearances is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Prior experience as a part of Field Engineering type operation leading a geographically diverse team.
  • Prior integration and test, flight test or operations and maintenance support experience with airborne sensor systems
  • New Business Proposal development experience
  • Cost Account Management experience

Salary Range: $141,100 USD - $211,700 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.