Manager Systems Engineering 2Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10162718

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions 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 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a candidate to direct a team of engineers within a section of the Tactical Fighters Airborne Multifunction Sensors (AMS) Engineering & Sciences (E&S) functional homeroom. This position requires the candidate to be ~100% onsite. The successful candidate will join our high performing, Systems Engineering, Integration Test (SEIT) team in developing and integrating multifunction sensor systems for some of the most advanced systems in the U.S. arsenal. The focus for this role will be for the Tactical Fighter Business unit, working a contract for F-35 programs (Radar, MADL, EODAS) or restricted contracts under Advanced Tactical Programs (ATP).

The selected candidate will clearly demonstrate strong management skills and will have a track record as a motivated leader, an effective communicator, and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. They will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish team and department goals.

This is a dual-role manager position, involving balancing both the overall Functional oversight and management of a Systems Engineering group of 10-15 engineers as well as performance of productive work on 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 responsibilities may include mission engineering, system architecture development, requirements development/management, system design/analysis, modeling & simulation, model-based systems engineering, IPT/product owner leadership, integration and test, specialties engineering, or other appropriate technical functions.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support intern and early career employee assignment placement and integration

  • Recruiting and retention

  • Develop metrics and monitoring for successful placement and integration of employees

  • 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 discipline vision and strategies

  • Employee inclusion and engagement

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of experience, a Master’s degree with 5 years of experience or a Ph.D. with 4 years of experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance required

  • US Citizenship is required

  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Solid understanding of the Systems Engineering and Integration and Test processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with the integration and test of advanced multifunction sensor systems, such as EOIR, RADAR, and/or Electronic Warfare (EW)

  • 7+ years of experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

  • Advanced degree in engineering

  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance, SAP, and/or SCI access

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

  • Experience with technical development programs (e.g. Pathways, FTL, SEA)

This position is contingent upon transfer of DoD Secret Clearance

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.