Systems Engineering Manager 3 - Strategy Redondo Beach, CA

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Systems Engineering Manager 3 - Strategy to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Systems Engineering Manager 3 - Strategy reports directly to the RISE BU Strategy Director. Key responsibilities will include the following:

-Project manager for customer funded systems engineering consortium. Oversee execution of FFP study, coordinate responses to ECPs, manage budget of the effort including management of IWOs with other sectors. Review study deliverables and coordinate key strategic objectives with relevant stakeholders.

-Support planning and coordination of RISE NCTA efforts. Coordinate overruns and regrets across the business unit portfolio and coordinate between executing projects and strategy director to make recommendations to adjudicate budget variances.

-Perform budget analysis across RISE BU mission areas to support forward forecast of addressable budget space and scenarios for how budgets will be allocated across missions. This effort will involve coordination across multiple divisions and with sector to bring together different inputs and perspectives to develop an informed perspective on the addressable market space.

-Collaborate across business development and captures to develop key advocacy slides across the mission area. Develop and maintain slides for high level engagements. Coordinate with captures and mission integration areas to ensure data driven analysis is being performed to substantiate advocacy messages and initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9+ years of engineering experience OR

-Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 7+ years of engineering experience OR

-PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 4+ years of engineering experience

-Demonstrated previous management and leadership experience

-CAM knowledge

-Experience working with Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

-Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, an active Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

-Active Top Secret/SCI clearance

-Experience and background knowledge of the AMS and RISE BUs heritage technical areas and Captures

-Proven ability to lead and influence a high performance team

-Proposal experience

-Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners and employees

-Previous IPT or Program Management experience

-Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organization and customers

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

-Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


-Educational Assistance

-Life Insurance

-Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

-Paid Time Off

-Health & Wellness Resources

-Employee Discounts

-Flexible Schedules: For example, the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

Salary Range: $176,100 - $264,100

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.