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Northrop Grumman Mgr Systems Engineering 3 in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics has an opening for a Manager Systems Engineering 3, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Melbourne, Florida .

The main responsibility of this position will be the delivery of both internal and external analysis and test results that support design trade studies, recommendations, and maturation evaluations, requirements verification and validation, flight test preparation, and various other SOW deliverables. Other duties include but are not limited to the understanding and use of System of Systems (SoS) assets within the context of supplementing blue force capabilities, analysis of next generation threat capabilities, development of Concepts of Employment (CONEMPS) and Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), management of contract, NCTA, and capital budget & EAC, Earned Value Management, Integrated Master Scheduling (IMS), staffing and employee evaluations.

The Lead of the Mission Engineering Team for the Systems Engineering IPT within the Strike Division will guide the team in its analysis and testing of next generation strike assets within an advanced threat environment. This team of skilled engineers has responsibilities for operational analysis, virtual simulation (Man-In-The-Loop) testing and constructive simulation evaluations. This team is also responsible for the analysis of system performance and the associated support to the analysis of design trade studies, performance and interface requirements, contribution of subsystem attributes to overall weapon system effectiveness and cost/performance factors. This role requires specialized skills in leading a diverse team in developing and coordinating unique simulations conducted in custom-designed labs on both the West and East Coasts.

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At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline and at least 9 years of engineering experience OR Masters in STEM with at least 7 years engineering experience

  • Prior experience performing systems/operational analysis, and/or weapon systems analysis in air war applications

  • Prior experience performing weapon system level design, integration, or test and evaluation

  • An active Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• An understanding of tactical aircraft aero-performance, sensors, weapons, and communication

• Operations Analysis and/or Virtual Simulation experience

• Weapon System level test and evaluation

• An understanding of Integrated Air Defense Systems and capabilities.

• An active SCI clearance

• Competent writing and communication skills.

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