Manager Field Engineering Services 2San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10160916

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Field Engineering Manager 2 for our Field Engineering organization based out of San Diego, CA .

What You’ll get to Do:

Manage and lead our Operations team that supports both real-world missions and exercises for the BACN program for our OCONUS and CONUS locations (outside the continental U.S. and Continental United States), supporting Technical Field Engineering programs at various field sites throughout the Middle East.

Lead a team of approximately 15 highly skilled Field Engineers. In this dual role you will divide your time between team management and will also serve as the lead or be a contributor on programs within the Business Units/Operating Units supported by the team.

Responsibilities associated with managing the team include:

  • Support a geographically diverse operations team conducting airborne payload and ground communication systems.

  • Leadership for support and adherence to standard SEIT processes.

  • Oversight of cost, schedule, and Operational mission quality for field execution on supported programs, to include functional reviews for major milestone events and proposals as applicable.

  • Forecasting staffing needs and workload; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; providing employee training and identifying necessary skills for program execution; managing employee performance reviews; and leading multitude of functional management processes.

  • Recruiting new talent to fulfill staffing commitments.

  • Build diverse and inclusive teams with a focus on high levels of engagement, as well as provide mentorship and coaching.

  • Communicate and solve problems, while fostering positive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Travel up to 25% to OCONUS and CONUS locations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree with 11+ years of related experience, Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of related experience or a Master’s degree with 7 years of related experience. Note: Candidates without a degree may be considered with an additional 4+ years of related work experience.

  • Experience in an operations environment, within the US Department of Defense (DoD) or government industries.

  • Experience with the operation, integration, configuration, and maintenance of military communications systems, networks, and radios.

  • Experience with the operation, integration, configuration of Tactical Data Links.

  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills along with proven success working in an integrated product team environment.

  • High proficiency in technical problem solving, to include root cause analysis, solution development, implementation, and monitoring.

  • Must pass a physical health assessment and meet the minimal standards of fitness in alignment with AFCENT requirements.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and possess an Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

  • Experience in planning for Joint exercises.

  • 5 years’ experience working in a military operations environment.

  • 5 years’ experience working with deployed programs or related Defense systems.

  • Background and understanding in various tools and techniques associated with cost / schedule management (especially Earned Value Management).

  • Functional Management experience leading teams including Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test.

  • An understanding of the stages of the engineering process from proposal and requirements analysis to verification testing.

Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.