Mgr Systems Engineering 3

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Mgr Systems Engineering 3, Ground Terminal System IPT Lead based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

What you'll get to do:

We are looking for a Systems Engineering (SE) manager with strong management and communications skills to lead a hybrid group of > 60 sub-contractors and internal team members. The SE manager will be performing against a highly compressed simultaneous integration and installation schedule at multiple worldwide locations.

Knowledge in the following areas would be beneficial:

  • IMS management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Sub-contractor management
  • SEIT best practices
  • Export licensing
  • Host site negotiations
  • Site implementation plan development
  • Construction of antenna site (civil works)
  • Large aperture full motion antenna systems
  • Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tailoring
  • Worldwide logistics support
  • Software defined radios
  • Familiarity with RF test equipment
  • Sub-contractor factory acceptance test
  • Networking
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Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • At least 14 years of related experience with Bachelor's degree ; 12 years of related experience with Master's degree; 9 years of related experience with PhD.
  • Active SCI access or active DOD Top Secret/SSBI with the ability to obtain SCI access.
  • Ability to travel 50% to international and domestic sites.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Degree(s) in STEM discipline.
  • Active SAP clearance.
  • Knowledge of communication theory and experience with antenna systems.
  • Experience with ITAR and international agreements.

What We Can Offer You:

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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