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Manager Systems Engineering 1 - SEIT Department Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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. Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Manager Systems Engineering 1 - SEIT Department Manager to join our Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) team within Launch Vehicles business unit at the Chandler, AZ facility. The position will report to the Senior Department Manager who oversees Systems Engineers supporting several Targets programs as well as the System Security Engineering/Cybersecurity function and personnel supporting LV programs. Role Description and Responsibilities (additional responsibilities may be assigned outside of this list):

  • Functional management of approximately 10-15 systems and/or system security/cybersecurity engineers
    • Time sheet approval
    • Writing and conducting mid and end of year performance reviews for direct reports
    • Provide timely feedback and direction to direct reports
    • Assess and communicate staffing needs on a monthly basis
    • Management of department metrics
    • Maintenance of Department processes, standards and command media
    • Training
    • Onboarding New Hires
    • Mentoring
      • Provide Direct Systems or System Security Engineering support to program(s)
        • At least 50% of time will be in support of direct program work
        • Support program meetings and other direct charging as required to provide technical oversight and team management
        • Prepare the SEIT team for customer meetings and key presentations
        • Represent the SEIT department in key program meetings, verifying that the approach abides by department standards and expectations
          • Technical Oversight / Leadership
            • Provide technical oversight by reviewing key SEIT products, analyses and models for compliance to department standards, good engineering practice and compliance to customer requirements and expectations.
            • Provide technical leadership and resource management to ensure timely resolution of issues impacting launch vehicle design and verification.
            • Help resolve complex technical issues related to systems engineering and/or system security engineering, including any required failure analysis and corrective action
            • Prepare periodic technical reports and presentations for senior management to document current status, corrective action (if required) and go forward plans
            • Support or manage Independent Design Reviews
            • Provide leadership and management of systems engineering and/or system security engineering activities as required by the department or program The ideal candidate is capable of creating and managing high performing teams while providing technical, administrative and management expertise in the day to day activities required to successfully execute complex engineering programs. Basic Qualifications
              • Requires: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
              • Demonstrated leadership experience.
              • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
              • Aerospace experience
              • U.S. Citizenship is required
              • Active Secret Security Clearance is required
              • Ability to travel is required Preferred Qualifications:
                • 10 years of systems engineering experience is preferred
                • Program execution experience is strongly preferred
                • A strong experienced-based and academic foundation in Systems Engineering fundamentals is desired
                • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience is preferred.
                • Experience managing an engineering team is preferred
                • Experience with Earned Value Management System and managing a Cost Account is preferred
                • Currently possess or ability to obtain the DoD 8570-M Certifications (Security+, CISSP, etc.)
                • Experience ensuring system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, system analysis, system design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation is desired
                • Experience writing Cybersecurity related plans, procedures, and artifacts is desired
                • Familiarity with Agile engineering and Jira Salary Range: $103,300 USD - $154,900 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 .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.

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