IPT Lead (Manager Systems Engineering 2)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history and having fun along the way.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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This role 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.

Candidate will lead Systems Engineering IPT involving overall system development, integration & test, and CAM responsibilities. The detailed scope includes requirement verification, sensor functional test, subsystem preparation & delivery toward thermal vacuum test. This role also includes responsible engineer management, RE and analysis staff assignment, training, and related technical staff management. CAM responsibility include EVMS, budget allocation, schedule management, and status reporting to management on a regular basis with internal stakeholders and customers. The candidate may be required to travel in support of customer coordination and technical interchange meetings as needed.

This role will have supervision of a team that will include roughly 20 technical direct reports. Occasional travel may be required and is estimated to be around 10% of the time.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:
www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's ina STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • 10years in system development and Integration and Test including at least 4 years of experience in Space Programs using EVMS
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance must be held and maintained. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering processes and methods
  • Missile Warning program or related OPIR space program knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience in IPT management
  • Previous Cost Account Management (CAM) Experience is highly desired
  • Active DoD TopSecret security clearance is desired

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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