Gilbert, AZ Other 1 week ago

Requisition ID: R10045168

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Gilbert, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: None
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

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.


The selected manager will be the central point of contact for the Science & Exploration Systems within Civil & Commercial Satellites (CCS) Systems Engineering (SE) organization; tracking all candidates through the recruiting and on-boarding process for CCS programs located in Gilbert, Arizona.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Managing technical personnel assigned to a department (approximate staff size of 20), as well as ensuring qualified and appropriate personnel (and supporting design and analysis tools, etc.) are assigned to meet the staffing needs of S&E CCS programs. Includes all aspects of staff management, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, coaching/mentoring, career development, performance management, compensation management, and separation of assigned employees.

  • The selected manager will also provide cross program collaboration to give Operating Units opportunities to leverage technologies or designs that may not have been previously considered.

In addition, the candidate will be a working Systems Engineer and/or Technical Leader on programs in the Civil & Commercial Satellites business area – the split between direct (programs) and indirect is approximately 75%/25%. Regarding program assignments, the candidate will be responsible for technical, cost, and schedule requirements of pre-proposal efforts, proposal development, design and development, internal/customer design reviews, technical documentation, program implementation, launch and mission operations, and disposal.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in Systems Engineering for mission critical space applications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Technical Field +14 years of experience, or Masters of Science Degree in technical field +12 years of experience

  • Proficiency in related engineering programs, Microsoft Office or equivalent document generation programs, Microsoft SharePoint or equivalent collaboration tool, Matlab or equivalent computational too

  • Experience leading, supporting and/or operating LEO spacecraft/missions

  • Must be a US citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Experience leading, supporting, and/or operating activities for space missions within CCS

  • Experience in systems engineering functional management, and demonstrated leadership experience

  • General understanding of hiring process and ability to make key hiring decisions

  • Experience balancing workforce versus budget and balancing SE staffing for multiple programs

  • Experience developing career development plans for staff at various experience levels

  • Experience with personnel management including conflict resolution

  • Experience with the complete space mission development life-cycle, especially for NASA science (LEO, deep space, planetary, and/or human-rated missions)

  • Multi-discipline space engineering experience interfacing with team members in any of the traditional Spacecraft subsystems.

  • Experience with MBSE approaches, tools and methods in a space mission or related aerospace project

  • Experience with agile methods for Systems engineering as applied to the development, production and operation phases of a space mission



Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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.

  • Company:
    Northrop Grumman
  • Job Type:
  • Posting Date:
    12th May 2022
  • Valid through:
    12th Jun 2022
  • Location:
  • Est. Salary:
    $123,900-185,900 / YEAR
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