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Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 2 in Baltimore, Maryland

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill a Manager Systems Engineering 2 opportunity. This is a dual-role manager position, involving both overall management of a Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation (SITE) functional group of approximately 12 engineers, and performance of individual productive work on a program or several programs. This individual will report to a Section Manager within SITE

Specific management responsibilities include: staffing programs, managing non-applied time, managing headcount and mentoring; yearly goal setting; review and evaluation of employee performance; employee skill development and career growth; monitoring of compliance with department processes and company values; providing team leadership and engagement; and approving time charging. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with peer managers and section managers and interacting with business division counterparts to coordinate staffing and other program support (e.g. proposal reviews, design reviews, customer meetings).

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, the split between program and functional duties will be approximately 80/20, on average. The direct program work may include technical work, IPT leadership, or any other appropriate technical function.

General SITE Responsibilities: Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or higher in an engineering or closely-related discipline.

  • 9+ years of experience within a related engineering field.

  • 4+ years of experience with integration, test and evaluation of radar, electronic warfare, RF systems or real time embedded SW.

  • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills.

  • Secret clearance is required prior to commencing employment, with the ability to obtain higher clearances.

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in technical discipline.

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.

Job Category : Engineering