AMS SEIT Mgr Systems Engineering 1

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Advanced Mission Solutions (AMS) Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager Systems Engineering 1 based out of Colorado Springs, CO (Schriever AFB).

This management position will be performed in conjunction with a Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) program role at Schriever AFB. The successful candidate will already have a current SWDC contract role or have been selected for a contract role.

What You'll get to Do:

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she 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 while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required and the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading Systems Engineering teams.

Responsibilities Include:
- Technical contributor or manager in a Specialized Warfighter Development Contract program role as part of the AMS ES&T management team.
- Functional oversight for a team of systems engineers of varied disciplines.
- Staffing and workload forecasting; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs.
- Recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for contractors working in the business area as required.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or related field discipline (8 years domain/technical experience in lieu of a degree) and a minimum of 6 years related experience; 4 years of related experience with a Masters; 2 years of related experience with a PhD.
  • Must be experienced in all aspects of the engineering development lifecycle
  • Must have at least 3 years' experience in support of software development
  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • High proficiency of technical problem solving.
  • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen and have at a minimum an active Secret clearance or higher
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Master of Science in Engineering or other STEM discipline
  • Model and Simulation development experience
  • Prior engineering experience in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance
What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

Health Plan
Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
Additional benefits
Education Assistance
Training and Development

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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