Northrop Grumman Manager, Behavioral Research 1 in Seaside, California
Manager, Behavioral Research 1
Requisition ID: 18000430
Location(s): United States-California-Seaside
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Northrop Grumman has ongoing work with the Department of Defense in Seaside, California to provide research and innovation to the Military Services. This research pertains to multiple areas, but may include Service member wellness, suitability for Military Service, evaluation of interventions, and implementation and evaluation of automated solutions to staffing, manning, and other human resource data systems.
The individual hired for this research position will be required to do the following:
·Be a thought and people leader within the program.
·Be able to clearly communicate with team members.
·Make thoughtful and reasonable decisions.
·Be professional in taking management actions and communicating actions to team members.
·Coordinate and conduct research using behavioral science principles, methodologies, and technologies in an applied governmental setting.
·Oversee and assist in development of research designs, literature reviews, collection of field data through interviews and focus groups, and statistical or descriptive analyses.
·Support and develop results of research through peer-reviewed publications, briefings and technical reports.
·Work cooperatively with team members to ensure quality, timeliness, and accuracy of research products.
·Regularly Interface with Military customers and consumers to meet their requirements, and assist in implementation of research findings and products.
·Complete routine managerial functions such as project review, human resources actions, performance appraisals, and career development.
This position will entail work in support of a wide range of applied behavioral science research initiatives in the Federal government.
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Proof of U.S. Citizenship is REQUIRED for this position
Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Science field such as Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice
Seven (7) to ten (10) years’ experience in applied research environment (research conducted in educational setting will be considered)
Experience managing or supervising personnel or projects
Demonstrated strong analytic skills
Demonstrated excellent writing skills
Experience working in applied, Government research settings
Excellent oral communication skills
Demonstrated experience providing project briefings to Government representatives
Working knowledge of and experience conducting analysis using SPSS
Strong organizational skills
Strong sense of time management
Demonstrated attention to detail
Demonstrated commitment to quality in scientific work
Ability to work in a team setting with scientists, technical writers, information technology specialists, policymakers, and Government stakeholders
Ability to develop personal work plans and work independently
Ability to think independently to identify problems and propose solutions
Working knowledge of MS Office
PhD in Behavioral Science field
Experience working with Military human resources or research programs
Experience with Government technical reports, research reports, or other written research results as primary author
Exposure to data science/"big data" capabilities, techniques, and approaches such as ETL, R, Random Forest, etc.
Current U.S. Government Security Top Secret Clearance (issued within past 5 years)
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 statement, please visitwww.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions
Title: Manager, Behavioral Research 1
Requisition ID: 18000430