Annapolis, MD +1 more
Requisition ID: R10087174
Location: Annapolis, MD, USA +1 more
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager 3 for the Engineering and Sciences (E&S) Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors (MLSS) team. This leadership role is located in Annapolis, MD and will provide enabling support for Oceanic portion of the Naval and Oceanic Systems Business unit.
What You’ll Get to Do:
The selected candidate will be responsible for Systems Engineering Integration & Test and Logistics (SEIT+L) department within the Oceanic Engineering organization and will report directly to the Oceanic Engineering Director. You will set operating objectives and provide mentorship to SEIT+L front-line managers based on Engineering goals, objectives, and company policy. You will also provide oversight and assistance to multiple programs within the BU portfolio, specifically the Undersea Warfare and Special Defense operating units; to provide the people, skills, and processes for successful achievement of program goals.
As the Department Manager you will be responsible for managing planning, risk, project performance, addressing schedule, technical quality, and addressing technical or operational problems when necessary. You will assist engineers and program staff to develop and maintain talent within the organization and have frequent contact with equivalent level managers and programs to maintain and exceed health and performance for all programs.
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
This position is approximately 50% functional organization management consisting of about 80 staff members across a wide range of experiences and skills, inclusive of 7 managers. The selected candidate must be able to develop 50% direct contract work coverage. This position will report on-site daily. We can accommodate partial telework, but this is dependent upon business/program/team need.
The successful candidate will lead a team of engineers ranging across one or more of the following engineering disciplines: Systems requirements definition and decomposition, Systems architecture, Systems Design, Integration and Test, Mission Engineering, CONOPS development, Modeling Simulation and Analysis, Acoustics, Logistics, and Training
Essential functions of the role include:
Provides ownership for the people, processes, and tools that support business areas and programs in achieving their missions.
Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.
Accountability for recruiting, staffing, and retaining talent to deliver on the objectives.
Supporting proposal work, independent technical reviews, program standup and audits, and special assignments on an as needed basis.
Owning and leading improvements across employee engagement, hiring, development, training, attraction, and retention of top talent.
Mentor, develop, and train front-line managers, and overall employee base.
Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.
Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with 9+ years of related engineering experience (7+ with a MS, 5+ with a PhD)
5+ years of leadership experience in a related field
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience briefing high level management, executives, and customers
Experience managing department finances
Active & current DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain TS/SSBI.
Master’s degree in engineering or STEM field
Certification or advanced degree in Systems Engineering
15+ years of related undersea/maritime/aerospace domain and/or defense industry experience
Demonstrated experience with one of more of the follow: maritime surface / underwater vehicles, structures, sensors, payloads, or launch and recovery equipment
Proven ability to lead and influence a high-performance team
General understanding of NG Engineering Processes, specifically systems engineering
Proven performance as an Engineering Leader in all phases of acquisition, design, integration, and execution. Candidate will require ability to rapidly assess and lend guidance to projects assigned to the organizational group as well as demonstrated mentoring and guidance to engineers.
Working knowledge and/or experience across engineering disciplines.
Experience on Undersea systems
Experience creating or growing sections/departments.
Experience managing an engineering team
Familiarity and experience with Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis to include knowledge of Model Based Engineering (MBSE), SysML, DODAF, MATLAB (Simulink), etc.
Experience working in Model-Based Systems Engineering tools such as Cameo, Rhapsody, ModelCenter, Ansys
Familiarity with Agile engineering, Jira, Confluence
Active TS Clearance with and in scope polygraph examination
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
– Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
– Educational Assistance
– Life Insurance
– Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
– Paid Time Off
– Health & Wellness Resources
– Employee Discounts
This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. A traditional 8 hour per day work schedule is also available for those who choose to opt out of 9/80. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
Some domain keywords follow:
Navy, torpedoes, towed vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), sonar/sensor/transducer systems, underwater mechanical structures, and cabling (including fiber optics/power), submarine payloads, anti-submarine warfare (ASW), subsea and seabed warfare (SSW), Navy tactics, Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), acoustic communications .
This position reports to Annapolis, MD, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Linthicum, MD, MD, USA.
Salary Range: $168,100 USD – $252,100 USD
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.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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