Mgr Engineering 2 (Security Clearance required)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: December 3, 2018
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 has an opening for a Systems Test Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo Essential Functions: Directs all phases of Laboratory Systems Test activities from proposal development, design, build-up, test, and operational support Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of assigned Laboratory subsystem teams Primary Systems Test interface with supporting IPTs Participates in contract changes and negotiations Coordinates the preparation of proposals, proposal work statements, and specifications, operating budgets and contract terms and conditions. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for development, integration and test Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to schedules, identifies program problems and develops solutions Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical and administrative areas Oversees technical direction and interfaces with other program entities Provide direction to all assigned System Test Team personnel Must demonstrate excellent communication skills both in written form and through presentation skills to coordinate closely with the Senior Test Leadership and supporting IPT Leadership Ability to develop SOWs, review responses to RFEs help negotiate estimates, and oversee and manage associated efforts Forecast, plan and execute laboratory efforts funded with either direct or indirect funds Ability to develop requirements for large facilities efforts, and coordinate associated work scope with facilities engineering and associated subcontractors The selected candidate will have had to demonstrate high levels of initiative, a proven success in facilitating across peer and senior relationships, strong and proactive organizational skills, and both technical program management knowledge. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of aerospace and defense engineering experience OR- 3+ years' experience with a Master's Degree. Demonstrated experience leading a team, either as a lead, functional manager, or program/matrix manager A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years Current program access (Strike) Experience managing complex government technology products that require strong customer interaction, comprehensive team management skills, and frequent internal and external briefings. Thorough understanding and practical experience managing program utilizing Earned Value Management System (EVMS) methodologies and Integrated Master Schedules Experience in risk and opportunity management Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office applications specifically Word, Excel (complex formulas and Macros); PowerPoint (advanced animation and graphics) and Project. Thorough understanding of material purchasing and the ability to provide technical and programmatic direction for subcontracted efforts Relevant experience managing special programs Preferred Qualifications: Master'sDegree in STEM, Project Management, and/or MBA A self-starter with experience establishing and leading highly functioning teams. Ability to exert influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills. Experience in affordability initiatives Previous experience working on restricted programs 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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