Systems Engineering Manager 2

    • Colorado Springs, CO



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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager 2 in the Engineering organization for our Colorado Springs, CO location.

This is a dual-hat position responsible for both personnel management (~ 20% of time) for a multi-disciplined team of approximately 12 engineers and existing technical/program responsibilities (~80% of time, not addressed by this requisition).

This Section Manager position reports to the Manager of Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) for Colorado Springs. The department provides systems engineering, integration, and test support to programs within the Payload and Ground Systems Division. Core capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); track correlation and discrimination; cyber; network communications and defense; and space weather systems.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Technical contributor / leader in a program role
  • Functional oversight for a team of systems engineers, integrators and testers of varied disciplines.
  • Staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; identification and training of employee skills required to successfully execute on programs; and execution of employee performance review processes.
  • Recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for contractors working in the business area as required.
  • Issue identification/reporting as well as status reporting up the Engineering and program chains.
  • The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance.
  • They 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.
This position will be based in our Colorado Springs airport facility and the ability to travel to other local Colorado sites may be required.

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