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.
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.
Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, is seeking a Manager Systems Engineering 3 to lead, motivate, and support the Mission Support and Engineering Department, working as part of a motivated, diverse, and technically talented group located at a field site in Alice Springs, AU.
As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.
You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customers. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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This role requires a two (2) year commitment and the ability to successfully pass a physical and psychological exam.
A comprehensive overseas compensation package is offered with this position including relocation assistance.
The Rushmore program is looking for an enthusiastic, detail oriented, and technically minded individual to lead a highly specialized remote group of engineers in support of an exciting and critical mission.
The Mission Support and Engineering (MSE) Manager is responsible for the A Site Mission Support and Engineering Department, which oversees the Rushmore technical baseline at A Site including the installation, integration and performance of critical operational software and hardware. You will leverage your technical and leadership expertise to ensure maximum availability, maintainability and overall performance of operational systems. The principal duties of the position are:
Provide functional management of the MSE department within the Rushmore program by setting and operating to objectives and providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives and company policy. Conduct personnel performance reviews
Serve as an interface to Site and CONUS engineering organizations supporting the plan, design and execution of installation and integration activities addressing operational equipment obsolescence and delivery of new systems and capabilities
Responsible for all projects assigned to the MSE department. Help meet established schedules or resolve technical or operational problems. Provide leadership and review of proposal efforts (e.g., BPEs, CROMs, ECPs)
Interpret, execute, and recommend modifications to organizational policies
Exert influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization
Develop and administer budgets, schedules, and performance standards
Bachelors of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline plus 9 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline plus 7 years of engineering experience
Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team
Experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry
Must have all of the following: Active DoD Top Secret Clearance / SCI access plus a positively adjudicated counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination
Active DoD Top Secret Clearance / SCI Access with a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination adjudicated positively within the last three years
Previous experience working on location and/or in the field to support the Department of Defense and/or the Intelligence Community
Ability to effectively communicate and present to directors, other technical managers and customers
Advanced level of understanding and/or direct work-related experience with Systems Engineering foundations and concepts
Previous AMP/ATP/Mission 1/Mission Management experience
Prior functional management experience of multi-disciplinary teams
Salary Range: $160,100 - $240,100
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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