Systems Engineering Manager 3 (AHT) Warner Robins, GA

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has an opening for a Systems Engineering Manager 3 to join our team. This position will be located in Warner Robins, Georgia. Our team in Warner Robins is a world class provider in modernization and sustainment capabilities for mission and weapon systems.

What you'll get to do:

The selected candidate will get the opportunity to lead our Systems Engineering team. This team (including managers) has ~40 personnel that are comprised of systems, hardware, and test engineering teams. This team provides integrated, hardware, and test solutions both to our internal and external customers. The manager will be responsible to shape the strategy, provide leadership, and guide the success of all responsible engineering efforts.

Your responsibilities also include:

  • Provide project and technical oversight of all activities performed by the group

  • Prepare cost estimates, provide proposal inputs, and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Increasing systems engineering competencies through employee development and strategic hiring

  • Candidate will be a thought leader of systems thinking and systems engineering for both their team and the organization.

  • Balancing employee needs with business goals

  • Provide ownership of and direction to the processes used in the group

  • Apply best practices in design, manufacturing, and test processes to projects

  • Support department initiatives, forecasting and recruiting, technology roadmap creation, and champion continuous process improvements

  • Champion of new business and strategic growth for your engineering area of responsibility

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in an engineering discipline with 9 years of engineering experience; OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of engineering experience

  • 5+ years of design experience for electronic systems for military applications

  • 3+ years of project management, IPT leadership, or cost account management experience.

  • High proficiency in systems engineering best practices, technical problem solving, to include requirements creation, requirements decomposition, requirements management, systems design, and integration and test.

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

  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret (or higher) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 14+ years related engineering experience with BS Degree in a STEM discipline; OR 12 years related engineering experience with BS Degree in a STEM discipline

  • Design experience breadth (hardware design, digital design, firmware design, and embedded software design)

  • Knowledge of Electronic Warfare and/or Radar Principles

  • Experience leading large cross functional development projects

  • Bachelor's of Science or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Salary Range: $152,100 - $228,100

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.

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.