Mgr Systems Engineering 3

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

This Department Manager will lead the Electronics & Payloads Department for the PAICoE Systems Engineering and Electronics & Payloads Directorate. Reports directly to the PAICoE Systems Engineering and Electronics & Payloads Director.
Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for coordinating training and support driving the Electronics & Payloads strategic development and vision at the Directorate/Sector level.
  • Operational tasks include staffing, responding to requests for information, metrics, and management of NCTA, capital and training.
  • Develop and implement departmental vision and strategies to drive employee engagement; improve hiring, development, training, attraction (Staffing) and retention of top talent.
  • Manage products and associated product champions; balance process compliance against innovation; and reduce bureaucracy.
  • Hiring to include both industry as well as university recruiting and relationships.
  • Will own department products and/or process/metrics & associated strategies; identify, develop & direct product champions; perform overall strategic development of dept. processes/metrics.
  • Will partner with DM/COE/Directorate to build/maintain technical breadth and depth of the department and participate in Center, Sector and COE improvement initiatives.
  • Will manage, mentor, develop, and train section managers.
  • Will work with programs to drive affordability, first time quality and cost competitiveness for all department related products and indirect activities.
  • Travel will be required up to 25% of the time
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum 7 years of Engineering experience.
  • Experience in technical leadership or management
  • A current in scope DoD Secret level security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's or PhD Degree in a STEM related field
  • Knowledge of E&P processes, procedures and work instructions required to support both management and engineering tasks
  • Previous experience as a functional manager
  • Experience in Defense & Aerospace industry
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • A current DoD Top Secret level security clearance;to includea periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
  • Program Access

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