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Northrop Grumman Systems Engineering Manager 2 in Warner Robins, Georgia

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector has a need for a Systems Engineering Manager 2 at its Subsystem and Software Sustainment (S&SS) organization in Warner Robins, GA. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. The candidate will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities.

The systems engineering manager will lead a functional team of systems engineers supporting activities that include modeling and simulation, electronic warfare, avionics, and radar domain areas. Programs will include IRAD, EMD, and Sustainment. This position is a dual role encompassing both people and project/technical leadership.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead a systems engineering functional team

  • Provide general management, motivation, guidance, and support to assigned staff including performance management, career development, staffing, and merit planning

  • Provide technical oversight for activities performed by the team

  • Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Collaborate with peer managers to ensure consistency across multiple work groups

  • Support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and internally funded projects

  • Serve as a senior systems engineer to support programs and new business efforts


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related field; OR 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field

  • Proven leadership skills as a people and technical leader, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

  • Experience in driving a team toward meeting cost, schedule, and technical performance for programs

  • Experience in request for proposal (RFP) process, engineering cost development and earned value management

  • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance per business requirements. US Citizenship is a requirement. Must be able to work at location in Warner Robins, GA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as an engineering manager

  • Experience in embedded design including both hardware and software

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience as an engineer on a development program building solutions

  • Experience with VHDL development and digital signal processing algorithms

  • Experience with RF System Design and Analysis

  • Familiarization with Systems Engineering best practices

  • Experience with Electronic Warfare, Radar, and Avionics

  • INCOSE Certification

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Job Category : Engineering