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Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 3 in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

This role is a Functional Manager reporting to Communication and Mission Payload [CSMP] Systems Engineering Director. Lead 100+ system engineers with technical expertise in Mission payload architecture, analysis, modeling/simulation, research and technology. Focus area of department is in the electro optical sensor and payload programs and business areas. Leadership role in all CSMP activities, focusing on program performance, support to business development and technology development activities, employee development, staffing and recruiting, performance management, and process and product development. Champion and participate in Systems Engineering strategic initiatives to enhance sector-wide performance, refine our processes, and to maintain strong customer relations.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 7+ years of engineering experience (5+ with a MS, 3+ with a PhD)

  • Active DoD Top Secret/SSBI clearance and/or active SCI access

  • Prior experience as a manager or a team lead

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in functional management

  • MSEE or MSME with emphasis in Remote Sensing, Electro-Optics, IR systems or Communication Systems

  • 10+ years of experience in Systems Engineering

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Job Category : Engineering