Manager Systems Engineering 2

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill a Manager Level 2 Engineering position in the Engineering, Manufacturing, & Sciences (EM&S) function. This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance.

This Manager Engineering – Field Engineering position is responsible for leading and developing a geographically diverse technical team, of approximately 10 people, that supports the Fast Jet UAS team. This position requires that the manager establish and maintain effective management oversight, functional management, and customer (internal/external) communication on multiple programs. Some team members work remotely requiring the manager to have exceptional organizational, communication and collaborative skills while functioning with minimal direction. This position will also generate and evaluate engineering inputs to proposals and managing both cost and schedule performance.

Functional responsibilities include: providing leadership and direction on activities in accordance with organization goals, facilitate team meetings, analyze problems, plan and direct tasks and provide solutions to ensure proper use of resources and assets.

This position is also responsible for 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 the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.

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 virtually a geographically dispersed team. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. He / she 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 candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors and program managers. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science degree in a technical field with a Minimum 8 years' experience in engineering, development or support environment in industry or government Experience in managing programs/projects to cost and schedule requirements.

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, with all levels of management, individual contributors and customers

Demonstrated success in managing, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams on complex technical projects.

Ability and willingness to travel which could include foreign travel

U.S. citizen and current Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Field Engineering experience

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