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Model Based Test and Evaluation Engineering Manager 3 (Melbourne, FL) - Sign on bonus eligible!

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Model Based Test & Evaluation Engineering Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This role will lead the transformation of a Test and Evaluation effort on a Priority Win Capture Program into one that maximizes the use of Modeling and Simulation, integrates all aspects of Model Based Systems Engineering, and drives the program to align with the Model Based Acquisition. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

This leadership role will report to the Systems Test Director for The Program. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers within Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Navy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with programs to integrate Mission Scenario, Interface Definition, Design, Labs, Software, T&E, and Sustainment with a comprehensive physics-based model set that aligns with our customer's Digital Transformation initiatives.
  • Instantiation of Model Based Engineering (MBE) principles into T&E on the Capture Program. This will require bringing thought leadership, creativity, and innovation, along with detailed MBSE knowledge, into the right side of the systems engineering "V", to bring speed and agility to the T&E portion of program execution.
  • Leading all cross Directorate and cross program MBSE activities for the Capture Program.
  • Ensuring the Program integrates the System Model with government provided Threat Models and Mission Modeling (Sea and Air) to enable capabilities-based testing as well as specification verification. This will require the selected person to train, coach and mentor others within the program.
  • Must have strong technical and leadership skills, excellent oral and written communications.As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

    To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 10 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Systems Engineering and/or Test experience, OR a Master's degree in a STEM discipline AND 8 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Systems Engineering and/or Test experience.
    • Must have at least 3 years' experience in a leadership role or team lead role.
    • Must have significant experience in SITE and/or Test and Evaluation applying MBSE principles.
    • Must be able to attain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance prior to the commencement of employment and have the ability to attain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance.
    • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) prior to the commencement of employment.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience applying human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design or testing of human machine and human computer systems and products
      • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
      • Functional management experience for users of modeling tools such as CAMEO EA, Model Center, and Rhapsody"
      • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance#LI-SM4
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        Salary Range: $147,700 USD - $221,500 USD

        Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

        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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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