Northrop Grumman Systems Engineering Manager 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with employees who are committed to innovation, development and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life. Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, OK .

The selected candidate will have cost, schedule, and technical responsibility for E-3 MSG.


Provide direct supervision, development and coaching to engineering staff

Create project plans, including project schedules and budgets; identify skills and resources needed and work to ensure project is adequately resourced

Oversee and manage project execution to the plan; provide leadership and day to day direction to project team members

Develop project specific Technical/Key Performance Metrics for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers

Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet engineering requirements, and quality and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.

Integrate requirements vertically and horizontally across the project to ensure successful execution

Brief Northrop Grumman management and Air Force customers on project status and at milestone/technical interchange meetings

Identify and mitigate risks

Work with multiple engineering teams and cross-functional departments

Lead proposal activities for new projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with9 years of system engineering experience or Master's degree with7 years of system engineering experience, or PhD with 4 years of system engineering experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in system engineering processes and products throughout much of the program life cycle, and providing technical leadership and guidance.

  • Understanding of the Integrated Management Framework (IMF) process and concepts

  • DoD Secret clearance required and the ability to gain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General understanding of NGTS Engineering processes

  • Proven performance as a Systems Engineering Leader in many of the phases of acquisition, design, integration, and execution. Candidate will require ability to rapidly assess and lend guidance to projects assigned to the organizational group as well as demonstrated mentoring and guidance to engineers.

  • Ability to assess program health and performance based on alignment of governing products and delivery schedules: SEMP, CLIN, IMP, WBS, IMS, manufacturing and sustainment plans

  • Understanding of the application and development of functional and physical architectures, interfaces, requirements analysis, functional decomposition, design synthesis, integration, verification, and validation in large systems using SysML/UML and requirements management tools such as Rhapsody, and DOORS.

  • Experience working onDoD related projects

  • Experience presenting project performance to upper management and customers

  • Risk Management experienceNorthrop 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.