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Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 2 - Top Secret in Dulles, Virginia

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.

Responsible for managing technical personnel assigned to a department (approximate staff size of 25), as well as ensuring qualified and appropriate personnel (and supporting design and analysis tools, etc) are assigned to meet the staffing needs of NSS programs. Includes all aspects of staff management, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, coaching/mentoring, career development, performance management, compensation management, and separation of assigned employees.

In addition, the candidate will be a working Systems Engineer and/or Technical Leader on programs in the National Security Space business area - the split between direct (programs) and indirect is approximately 75%/25%. Regarding program assignments, the candidate will be responsible for technical, cost, and schedule requirements of pre-proposal efforts, proposal development, design and development, internal/customer design reviews, technical documentation, program implementation, launch and mission operations, and disposal.

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.



Basic Qualifications:

Must have U.S.Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level security clearance.

Bachelors degree in a technical discipline (e.g., Engineering, Physics, Computer Science).

Aerospace Industry experience.

Experience leading a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must have U.S. Citizenship with Top Secret/SCI level security clearance.

Masters degree in a technical discipline.

Space domain experience.

Experience as a Systems Engineer.

Experience as a Lead Systems Engineer or Chief Engineer.

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.

Job Category : Engineering