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Northrop Grumman Manager Systems Engineering 2 in Ventura, California

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.

We are seeking a self-starting, motivated Systems Engineering Manager 2 to join our dedicated Southern California field site team. The team is embedded with customer personnel where we design, develop, test, deliver, and operate advanced prototype, unique marine systems.

The candidate shall be well versed on both people management and the execution of technical problem solving. The manager will serve the program as a functional manager and integration engineer. The manager will have the opportunity to support a variety of highly-skilled people and unique equipment designed for marine applications. This involves a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines so a solid foundation in electrical engineering principles and the design and production process is required to be successful. In addition, the candidate must be able to work closely with customer personnel and work within challenging schedules. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. The position requires an active top secret security clearance. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and tasking to exempt and non-exempt team members

  • Execute the performance management cycle

  • Reward and foster culture for employees to learn and grow

  • Report to functional and program management hierarchy

  • Signature authority on all technical and production documentation

  • Drive continuous process improvement on fielded equipment and procedures

  • Provide engineering design and analysis guidance

  • Establish positive relationships with customer leadership

  • Manage engineering timeline to support customer operations schedule

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

  • BS Electrical Engineering or SW Engineering

  • IPT Lead or similar demonstrated technical leadership or management roles

  • 9+ years of electrical engineering design and analysis experience with a solid grasp of engineering principles

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple functional management and integration engineer responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

  • Good communication skills with individual contributors, the management chain, and customer personnel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Marine or ocean engineering experience

  • Full product lifecycle engineering experience

  • Experience with component selection and troubleshooting

  • Knowledge of customer quality assurance processes

  • MBA or MSEE or similar STEM MS

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

Job Category : Engineering

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