Cyber Systems Engineering Manager

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill Cyber Systems Manager positions in San Antonio for the Central Region Engineering, Sciences, and Technology (ES&T) division, in the Cyber Analytics discipline as a Front Line manager. This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance.

Team Leadership and Management: Responsible include staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs. The responsibilities include recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management, and contract maintenance for the contractors working in this discipline and geographic area.
Team Technical Performance: Responsibilities also include support and adherence to standard cyber systems and software processes, the oversight of cost, schedule, and technical quality for cyber systems development as well as performance on various types of development and maintenance contracts within this discipline and geographic area. High proficiency in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation, and monitoring.

The position requires the leader to communicate not only with ES&T management, but also with other department managers, including the Program Management organization. Consequently, excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines in and out of the Central region, along with program directors and program managers.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. They 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. The candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. They will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business. The candidate will have demonstrated experience leading systems engineering teams in either in the development of new capabilities or O&M/sustainment.
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Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other STEM discipline
    • 5+ years' experience in software, cyber or systems engineering.
    • Prior Experience translating requirements into design baselines.
    • Experienced in all aspects of the engineering process, from requirements analysis through retirement and a working familiarity with CMMI, ISO 9001, AS9100 and/or ISO 15288.
    • This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen and with an active Interim Clearance and have or be able to attain an Full TS and/ or Polygraph.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in a relevant technical or management specialty.
  • Experience operating in a customer facility providing integrated support
  • Experience designing and architecting advanced Cyber systems
  • Full TSClearance
  • Certified in one (or more) of the following
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional (Associate or Certified Level)


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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