Manager Systems Engineering 3

Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach , CA 90277

Posted 2 months ago

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 Sector is seeking a Manager Systems Engineering 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will lead a growing statement of work within the Space Mechanisms Engineering Team in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Space Mechanisms Engineering Team Deputy Sub-Project Manager (SPM) position shares responsibilities for engineering oversight and project management of a Mechanisms and Sensors (M&S) Integrated Product Team (IPT) which consists of approximately 45 engineering manager/contributor direct reports and dotted line manufacturing and technician support personnel. The Deputy SPM functionally reports to the Department Manager of Mechanisms and Deployable Products (MDP) within the Vehicle Integration & Subsystems (VI&S) Center and programmatically reports to the Program Director for Control and Power Systems (CPS). Deputy SPM responsibilities include performing program leadership and Cost Account Management (CAM) activities associated with the execution of program objectives and management of related design, development, production, integration, test, delivery and certification of space vehicle actuator and mechanism products. The Deputy SPM additionally interfaces with other Program subsystems and supports technology and business development activities, proposals, and design reviews. This role will also require support to suppliers and external partners for technology and business development, proposals, design reviews, procurement activities, and cost/schedule account management, as required.

The successful candidate will be solution focused, methodically organized, independently directed, and able to perform effectively with concurrent tasking. The successful candidate will also possess strong communication, leadership, and team building skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 7 years of engineering professional experience; OR M.S degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 5 years of engineering professional experience; OR PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 2 years of engineering professional experience

  • 7 years of prior technical experience related to space product development

  • 1 years of prior experience as a Control Account Manager leading design, integration and production efforts within schedule, labor, and material cost requirements is required

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence a high performance team

  • An active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university

  • Experience with the application of AIAA S-114-2005 Mechanical Moving Assemblies (MMA) for Space and Launch Vehicles

  • Prior experience as customer interfacing spokesperson

  • Prior experience preparing technical and cost volumes for proposals

  • Prior technical subcontracts management experience

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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