Manager 2 - Systems Engineering - Oceanic SEITL Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)Annapolis, MD

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 Systems Engineering, Integration, Test & Logistics (SEITL) Department at Northrop Grumman Oceanic Systems in Annapolis, MD is seeking a Functional Manager (Manager 2, Systems Engineering), to lead one of our two Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) teams. We are seeking applicants with demonstrated leadership skills and broad experience providing Integrated Logistics Support during development, sustainment, and/or mobilization. Applicable skills include government property management, transportation logistics, warehousing and inventory control, technical manual authorship, virtual and augmented reality development, and/or the delivery or preparation of training resources.

Our campus supports complex and dynamic maritime programs of national strategic importance. This opportunity will allow you to contribute to the development of state-of-the-art systems while providing exposure to a wide range of advanced technologies. These include autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), acoustic and non-acoustic sensors, sensor processing, navigation, platform integration, subsea and maritime surface communication technologies, advanced algorithms, and more.

The successful candidate will manage a team of 10 to 15 logisticians. Upon joining our collaborative management team, you will support, advocate for, and help grow this dedicated and talented group of professionals as we accomplish phenomenal work together.

If selected for this position, you will have responsibilities such as the following:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the department vision and strategies to drive employee engagement

  • Hire, train, and support development of talent while fostering a knowledge sharing environment in your team (including holding group meetings and active mentoring)

  • Foster innovation and ensure compliance with federal requirements and company policies while empowering team members through the identification and mitigation of obstacles to success

  • Conduct staff resource planning, forecasting and alignment to program opportunities

  • Conduct performance and salary reviews

  • Mentor, challenge, and identify opportunities for team member skill development to assist in their pursuit of personalized career objectives

  • Cultivate and foster a culture of unwavering commitment to the highest ethical baseline

  • Ensure consistent and efficient delivery of highly effective solutions

  • Assist in execution of continuous improvement and strategic initiatives

  • Support the expansion of best practices across the campus program portfolio

  • Provide logistics leadership to team members and programs

  • Manage personnel assignments in our highly dynamic environment

  • Effectively monitor and maintain budget performance, including productivity rate

  • Perform logistics activities on one or more programs and/or proposals

This position is primarily on-site and is comprised of approximately 20% functional management duties and 80% direct technical contributions on programs.

All job functions require close teamwork across technical disciplines and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in a fast-paced environment. Our diverse and passionate team encourages collaboration and is committed to personal and technical growth. We are distinguished by our welcoming and supportive workplace culture that fosters work-life balance, innovation, and STEM outreach, all of which have made Oceanic a great place to work for over 55 years.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant experience. Master's degree and 7 years of relevant experience or a PhD and 4 years of relavent experience. Additional work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more core logistics functions..

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with management and individual contributors..

  • Experience leading and motivating a team, establishing strong cross-organizational relationships, and managing stakeholder expectations

  • US citizen with an active Top Secret clearance and the ability and willingness to undergo a polygraph examination.

Candidates with one or more of the following Preferred Qualifications have a higher likelihood of selection:

  • Maritime / Subsea domain experience

  • Experience with underwater/naval systems such as surface ships, submarines, sonar systems, sensors, torpedoes, towed vehicles, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) / Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), or acoustic communications systems.

  • Proven ability to support successful program execution as a logistics lead during either design, procurement, integration, test, mobilization, or sustainment

  • Experience in metrics-based cost estimating and/or the use of prior actual costs to support Basis of Estimates (BOEs) development

  • Experience successfully leading with cost and schedule responsibility

  • Experience with common NG tools such as NX/Teamcenter/ISE/Workday/Concur/SAP

  • Active Top Secret clearance with current SCI eligibility and an adjudicated polygraph examination

Salary Range: $145,000 - $217,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.