Northrop Grumman Mgr Systems Engineering 3 in Aurora, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks a talented professional to join the MESOU team in Aurora, Colorado to fill a Manager Level 3 Systems Engineering position for the New Moon program.

The selected candidate will have in depth Systems Engineering and Project Management experience, a clear understanding of the concepts and solutions and the ability to clearly communicate complex topics to the Program, MESOU leadership and the customer. Provide leadership for support and adherence to standard processes and the oversight of cost, schedule, and technical quality for execution on supported programs, including functional reviews for major milestone events (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, etc) and proposals as applicable.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required and the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading virtually as a part of a geographically dispersed team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with a minimum of12 years' engineering experience;10 years with Masters; 8 years with PhD.

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Integrated Project Team (IPT) Leadership experience of >20 person team reporting to program director.

  • Experience with program planning/scheduling, cost analysis/reporting, earned value management systems (EVMS), risk & opportunity (R&O) management, control account management (CAM), and proposal development

  • Expertise with working customer operations, leadership with planning, execution of engineering functions

  • Experience with New Moon customer

  • Experience with on-site customer support, acting as liaison between program and customer

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.

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