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Manager Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10095591

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • 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: 2

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems Division (PGSD) of Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems Sector is a strategic partner specializing in delivering intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions for classified and unclassified missions in space.  Headquartered in Linthicum, Maryland, PGSD has offices, manufacturing, and world-class assembly, integration, and test facilities.  We do it all here, on-site, from sensors to payloads to full up spacecraft, supporting Class A to Class D missions.  Our key capabilities include Active RF, Passive RF, and Electro-Optical payloads, space solar power, cross domain missions, and space resilience payloads & solutions.

PGSD’s Remote Sensing Programs (RSP) Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) organization is seeking a candidate to manage a team of SEIT engineers.

There are 2 open positions. One (1) is for a manager of our Space Test Equipment organization and the second (2) is for a manager of our Specialty Engineering organization, comprised of Radiation Effects, Reliability, Contamination Control and System Safety.

This is a dual-role manager position, involving balancing both the overall Functional oversight and management of a Systems Engineering group of ~12 engineers as well as performance of productive work on a program or several programs. The candidate will spend ~20% of their time on support of the organization and ~80% of their time on technical program work. The management side involves organizational administrative activities and helping their employees’ performance and career development through guidance and training. The direct program work may include systems

engineering technical work, conducting design reviews, IPT leadership, consulting, proposal support, or any other appropriate technical function.

Specific management responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and retention

  • Training

  • Career guidance and goal-setting

  • Performance evaluations

  • Compensation evaluations and coordination

  • Policy dissemination

  • Employee inclusion and engagement

  • Staffing, workload planning/forecasting and time charge approvals

  • Engineering process development and maintenance

  • Development and implementation of departmental vision and strategies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's + 9 years of exp; Master's + 7 years of exp; PhD + 4 years of exp.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate diverse and inclusive teams in a leadership role.

  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Solid understanding of the Systems Engineering process

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with the development of advanced sensor systems, such as EOIR, RADAR, or Passive RF payloads

  • Advanced degree in engineering

  • Active TS/SCI

  • Experience leading teams in a functional, programmatic or technical capacity

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.