Mgr Systems Engineering 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary 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 forces 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 drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems located in Oklahoma City, OK is seeking a candidate with outstanding leadership skills who would be responsible for managing personnel in the Requirements group reporting directly to the System Engineering department manager. The Requirements group is responsible for using model-based systems engineering approaches alongside traditional requirements management methodologies to analyze, allocate, and derive requirements. Requirements are typically at the Software level but they work with sub-system requirements as well. This group also supports the implementation and verification of the requirements, as well as the software interface definition and management, and works closely with the Software team in an Agile development environment. The position is located in Oklahoma City, OK for the PAICoE Systems Engineering Directorate.

Role and Responsibilities

Perform resource planning and staffing; employee development, including skills training and career support; performance management, including employee goal setting, performance appraisals and issue resolution (engineering personnel that range in grade from engineer 1 to 5 level)

Requirements Section Manager ensures their employees are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools.

Responsibilities also include day-to-day operation of the functional organization; including employee resources among programs and resolving critical/urgent program/technical issues; establishes decision required escalation and resources required for resolution.

Candidates should be overall system/big picture thinkers with desire for continuous growth in systems engineering and technical management.

The Requirements Section Manager is a dual-hat Engineering Manager responsible for both section management (up to 20% of time) and existing program or other responsibilities (80% or more of time)

Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with senior management, peers, and employees.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) degree or related technical field.

Bachelor's Degree with Minimum 10 years or 8 years with a Master's Degree and experience directly related to System Engineering Architecture

B-2 Program Security Requirements: Candidate must have an active DoD Secret and a background investigation within the scope of six years. Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain all required security clearances and program specific accesses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in STEM; preferred System Engineering, Technical Management or related technical field.

Proven working knowledge of Requirements Management and Agile Software Development

DOORS experience

Experience with MBE and MBSE, development, and verification

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.


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