AMS SEIT Mgr Systems Engineering 1

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The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) 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 or Schriever AFB. This management position will be performed in conjunction with a primary role on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) or as part of an Independent Research and Development (IRAD) project . The successful candidate will already have one of these roles or have been selected for such a 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. The 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 as part of SWDC or an IRAD project
  • Functional oversight for a team of systems engineers of varied disciplines including goal setting, feedback and performance management
  • Staffing and workload forecasting
  • Employee inclusion and engagement
  • Employee mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills require to execute on programs.
  • Employee recruiting, sourcing, and onboarding

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant STEM discipline and a minimum of 8 years of related experience; or 6 years of related experience with a Masters
  • Must be experienced in broad aspects of the engineering development lifecycle
  • At least 1 year of experience in a technical leadership role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • This position requires an active Secret clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Master of Science in Engineering or other relevant STEM discipline
  • Systems engineering experience in support of software development
  • Agile software development experience
  • Model and Simulation development experience
  • Prior engineering experience in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System
  • Active Top Secret / SCI clearance

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.

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