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Systems Engineering Manager 3

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The team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Engineering Manager 3, Ground Segment Systems Engineering Lead based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

What you'll get to do:

The Ground Segment (GS) Systems Engineering Lead is Deputy to the SEIT (Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test) manager and manages GS system engineers, SOC SWSEs, and RTE HWSEs.The GS SE Lead has extensive experience with SE processes and leads the GS through major GS reviews (PDR, CDR, Ground Sell-off). The GS SE Lead manages the GS requirements and verification team and coordinates requirement, interface, and verification definition with Program SE. The GS SE Lead will develop and champion an Agile management process for the GS team.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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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This position is contingent upon program award.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience managing systems engineering teams.
  • Experience with program reviews (e.g. PDR, CDR, and sell-off)
  • Proficient with systems engineering processes
  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active SCI and/or SAP clearance.
  • Proficient with requirements and verification processes
  • Experience with software systems
  • Experience with Agile Systems Engineering and Agile DevOps
  • Experience as a cost account manager utilizing the earned value management system
  • Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Familiarity with ground systems (Ground Software, Operation Centers, and Ground Terminals)

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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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Redondo Beach, California
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