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Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 3 in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a candidate with leadership skills to serve as Sensor Solutions Systems Engineering Section Manager in the Sensor Solutions Systems Engineering functional homeroom. An important aspect of this role is leadership with focus on growing the organization to meet both current and future mission needs.

The position is a manager of managers with a primary focus on Systems Engineering IPT Leads and growing the competency in Sensor Systems Engineering IPT leadership. The candidate will standup up this new organization to grow employee's IPT leadership, grow CAM skills, implement agile approaches and setup a pipeline of Systems Engineering IPT leads. After the standup of this initial organization of Systems IPTs, additional Core Sensor domain groups will be added to the organization, likely to include Sensor resource management technical contributors.

The candidate is expected to be someone currently in a management position. The candidate must possess strong people development, organizational and communications skills. The candidate will initially spend 30% of their time on support of the organization and 70% of their time on technical program IPT or SEIT leadership work. As the organization expands over time, the candidate will spend 50% of their time on programs and 50% of their time on the organization.

The position is a functional management position and additionally requires taking time to set goals for their employees, communicate those goals, hold their employees responsible for the goals, write thoughtful and accurate performance appraisals and follow the documented performance management process. The candidate will coach and develop their employees and help them with their career development and training.

As a Manager of Systems Engineering at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation

The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, management, physics, or math and 7+ years of experience.

  • Prior management experience of 2+ years

  • Prior experience as an Systems Engineering IPT or a SEIT Lead of 3+ years, including cost account management.

  • Prior experience working major proposal estimate

  • NG CAM/EVMS certifications

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering processes

  • Secret clearance is required prior to commencing employment, with the ability to obtain higher clearances.

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP certification

  • Scrum/Agile certifications

  • Master's degree in science, technology, engineering, management, physics

  • Prior experience with the development of advanced RF systems, such as radar systems, Electronic Warfare or Mission Systems

  • Experience leading multiple programs or in working in a matrix organization

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