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Northrop Grumman GBSD - System Control Manager 1 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a System Control Manager 1 to join our team. This leadership role will be located in either Colorado Springs or Huntsville, AL and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

What you will get to do:

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing functional leadership, ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers), coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools. The candidate will be the first point of contact for performance issues on programs involving section members and will make decisions regarding required escalation and resources required for resolution. Responsibilities also include day-to-day operation of the functional organization including decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization. In addition to the people management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 20% of the candidates time, the selected candidate will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. They will have a track record as 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 plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of system engineers performing direct work for MBSE Integration on GBSD program

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

  • Use good judgement to pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work closely with program-assigned systems engineering, software development, and management professionals to ensure that the systems lifecycle is accomplished with high quality and efficiency

  • Oversee and manage the quality and timeliness of the organization's products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems

  • Develop and manage detailed budgets and schedules and create work assignments for indirect tasking

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space 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

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

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a STEM-related field of study with 2 years of systems engineering experience.

  • Active Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional leadership skills in order to coordinate collaboration across engineering teams

  • 1 year of successful introduction/implementation of MBSE practices to new and ongoing programs

  • Proven track record as a successful MBSE architect

  • Proven interaction in a distributed team environment

  • Strong background in systems engineering design, testing, troubleshooting, and the process of the engineering review board

Comfortable working in a collaborative environment

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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