Manager Systems Engineering 1 Middletown, RI

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 Defense Systems (NGDS) is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager to join our diverse team of professionals located in Middletown, Rhode Island . The Systems Engineering Manager will support our Immersive Mission Solutions (IMS) Operating Unit (OU). Also, the Manager, Systems Engineering 1 will provide functional management to the Northrop Grumman engineering staff supporting the PC-based Open-architecture Reconfigurable Training System (PORTS) for the U. S. Navy. This role splits time between serving as a functional manager (20% nominally) and as an individual contributor supporting engineering activities on one or more assigned programs (80% nominally). Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense.

Functional Manager responsibilities include:

  • Track logistics materials and parts for proper allocation of storage facilities

  • Review configuration changes to evaluate impact on logistics deployment

  • Assisting team members with career development

  • Semi-annual performance assessments of your team members

  • Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new staff

  • Approval of timecards and other similar administrative tasks

  • Workload management for direct reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 8 years of experience in Engineering, Computer Science or related field; 6 years of experience with a Masters' degree; 3 years of experience with a PhD

  • US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with Top Secret security clearance preferred

  • Experience in recruiting and developing top engineering talent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytical problem decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, solution implementation, metric development, and metric evaluation

  • Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills

Salary Range: $117,600 - $176,400

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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