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Northrop Grumman Systems Engineering Mgr 1 in Melbourne, Florida



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 is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Systems Engineering Manager based out of Melbourne, FL.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems for the Engineering and Sciences (E&S) Organization, seeks a Systems Engineering Functional Manager within the Airborne Sensors and Network (AS&N) organization located in Melbourne, Florida. This position will support software and systems engineers developing critical software infracture, digitial signal processing, RaDAR integration and support, and SATCOM integration and support.

This position requires the candidate perform functional management activities as well as program development responsibilities. This position will report to the Department Manager/Engineering Site lead for the E&S Functional organization. It is expected that the functional management role will take 10% - 20% of the candidate's time. Candidate will be responsible for the management of an engineering group consisting of 8-15 software and/or system engineers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assessing staffing and de-staffing needs and interfacing with Human Resources as needed on behalf of their direct reports.

The manager will be responsible for recruitment activities including development of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers. The candidate will work with program and functional leadership in establishing personal program and functional goals, performing performance evaluations and merit increases, promotion and equity adjustments for direct reports. The candidate will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, technical support and discipline as required.

It is expected that the candidate will provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent the Engineering and Sciences organization to their team.

Candidate also will work within the Functional E&S organization, CoEs and CoPs on strategic technology initiatives to ensure our engineers have the experience, process and tools to meet future technology and customer requirements from a process, tools and methodology perspective. The ideal candidate will provided best practices in system and software related development to support program execution. Apart from the challenging work this site performs on software and complex integration efforts, we are seeking leaders to support near term future transitions to cutting edge methodologies, tools and architectures. Candidate must be able to collaborate in a team environment with engineers from other disciplines. Also, they must have excellent oral and written communication skills with Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills.

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Job Category : Engineering