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Northrop Grumman Mgr Engineering 2 in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) Survivability and Systems Engineering (S&SE) has exciting career opportunities for Engineering Section Managers (level 2) willing to push the boundaries in a fast-paced, exciting environment and take us to the next level. This position will be located in Redondo Beach and El Segundo, CA. Section Manager positions are available for the following disciplines.

Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis - encompassing the areas of Systems Analysis and Performance, Mission Planning, and Operations Analysis, supporting GSMS, FCA, or SP-1. Candidates for these roles are required to have Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis experience. The preferred candidate is currently working within MS&A.

Systems Engineering - available managing a program-based systems engineering group that will include some Requirements and Verification (R&V) engineers, Model-Based Systems Engineers, and Systems Engineers. The successful candidate for this role will have SP-1 program access working SP-1 Systems Engineering or be working FCA systems engineering (includes Model Based Systems Engineering).

The S&SE Section Manager is a dual-hat Engineering Manager responsible for both section management (up to 20% of time) and technical assignment (80% or more of time). The Section Manager is also a member of the Survivability and Systems Engineering functional organization with responsibilities to perform resource planning and staffing; employee development, including skills training and career development; performance management, including employee goal setting, and performance appraisals. The Section Manager is also responsible for the deployment, measurement, and improvement of applicable engineering processes. The Section Manager reports functionally into the Survivability and Systems Engineering homeroom.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an ABET accredited university and 5+ years of engineering experience

  • Previous experience in Modeling, Simulation, Analysis or SP-1 Engineering or FCA Systems Engineering

  • Active DoD SECRET (or higher) clearance, within 5 years of last investigation

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a special access program clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an ABET accredited university

  • 5+ years of direct experience leading teams or managing projects

  • Experience leading a team of diverse individuals toward a common objective

  • Previous experience leading projects in the SAP/SAR environment

  • Strong project management and team development skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, mentoring, and interpersonal skills

  • Existing program access to one or more NG program areas

  • Active DoD TOP SECRET clearance, within 5 years of last investigation 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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