Manager Systems Engineering 1 (CLEARANCE REQUIRED)Linthicum, MD

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.

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, but they're also 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!

The Engineering & Sciences organization supporting Microelectronics Design and Applications (MDA) business area at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking candidates for the position of Systems Engineering Manager 1 to join our team based out of Linthicum, or Annapolis Junction, MD.

What You'll Get To Do :

This is a dual-role technical manager position. Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 6-10 engineers and/or interns, and process and resource co-ordination with functional homeroom management. The manager will also be expected to perform technical work on programs. It is anticipated that given the size of the functional team, the split between program and functional duties will be approximately 90/10, on average. The direct program work may include technical work, IPT leadership, or any other appropriate technical function.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Execute in a direct contributor role on the program as a system, software, hardware, or test engineer, or as an architect.

  • Work with team technical leads and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to define requirements and develop Agile program plans.

  • Work in cooperation with Agile Scrum master to track execution and provide technical leadership to the team.

  • Work with program management and technical leads to capture staffing needs.

  • Work with Talent Acquisition, technical staff, and functional management to screen candidates, set up interviews, collect feedback, and assist in determining whether to make offers.

  • Administrative management responsibilities including technical tasking, performance evaluation, career development, and salary planning.

This position requires to work onsite in either Linthicum, MD or Annapolis Junction, MD facilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with 5+ years of experience (or Master of Science degree plus 3 years of experience) in engineering, and/or engineering program.

  • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills.

  • Basic understanding of Agile or Lean-Agile project management.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Active TS/SCI with poly clearance per business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent.

  • 9 years of experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

  • Demonstrated success leading high performance teams as technical, integrated product team, and/or functional leader.

  • Experience with Lean-Agile development for software or hardware systems.

  • Experience leading teams in a functional, programmatic, or technical capacity.

Salary Range: $126,600 - $189,800

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.