Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 2 - Deputy for Requirements, Verification, and CMDM Assistant Project Manager in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Mgr Systems Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate willperform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

This role is responsible for providing the Requirements, Verification and CMDM APM leadership support in managing, improving, and enforcing the processes that build the platform for R&V and CMDM to enable success with multiple IPTs through final sell off.

Essential Functions:

-Comprehensive leadership responsibility for Program System Design Reviews, NG System Engineering process adherence and improvements, Configuration and Data Management, system requirements management, system verification and selloff, and vehicle Pre-Ship Readiness Reviews.

-Develop close ties with the customer and across the NG program portfolio at the technical, management, and leadership levels to enable productive issue discussions and quick resolution

-Provide innovative thought leadership through affordability initiatives to bring forward and incorporate cost and schedule efficiencies.

-Manage multiple cost accounts, team hiring and development, risk identification and management to resolution.

-Rapid responses to proposal activity.

Candidates must be overall system/big picture thinkers with demonstrated leadership in systems engineering and technical management. Candidates must also have a drive for process improvements, implementing process efficiencies, and process ownership with the ability to enforce the established processes across a large portfolio. Proven ability to adapt quickly, solve problems, resolve conflict, lead in dynamic environments with frequent change, and interface directly with high level customers and senior/executive company leadership.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video: http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Science degreein STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) disciplinewith 7+ years of engineering experience OR

  • Master's Science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 5+ years of engineering experience

  • Previous systems engineering experience

  • Previous CAM experience

  • Current SCI or SSBI security clearance is required, restricted program access required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

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.