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Manager Systems Engineering 1 - GMD Asset Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The selected candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract (DSC) in support of the Missile Defense Agency. The GMD Program is a critical part of the nations layered Ballistic Missile Defense System providing the US with the capability to engage and intercept long range ballistic missile threats during midcourse flight. GMD is comprised of the Ground Based Interceptor (GBI) and Ground Systems (GS) components located at geographically separated locations with two 24/7 Operations centers that are located at Ft. Greely Alaska (FGA) and the MDA Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC), Schriever AFB, Colorado. The GS component provides the capability to process data received from radars and overhead sensors, communicate across a complex network of redundant nodes, interact with the warfighter, compute intercept solutions, command and direct the GBI to intercept.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Systems Engineer Mgr 1 -Asset Mgr. to join our GMD team in Colorado Springs, CO,

Position Description:

  • Asset Manager part of the GMD One-Team, Asset Management Plans & Integration office (Led by Boeing Lead located at TCII)
    • Participate in the Asset Management process IAW USSTRATCOM Instruction 538-1 Volumes I and II, and MDA Directive 3000.02, Ballistic Missile Defense System Asset Management Scheduling, Planning, and Execution
    • Coordinate, de-conflict and provide assistance in scheduling all activities impacting the GMD Weapon System
    • Ensure work is scheduled, coordinated and approved prior to starting work IAW GMD Asset management Instruction 3000.02-GM
    • Provide reporting, analysis, and assistance on issues or assets associated with operations, test events, scheduled system and site transition, development activities, and PBL activities
    • Report to the Government IAW the GMD Operations Reporting Directive of any changes to the readiness of the assets on the GMD Asset List
    • Support the execution of GMD operational activities, including the BMDS Annual Plan (BAP), 8-week rolling BMDS Operations Schedule (BOS), Weekly Activity Message (WAM), Schedule Change Requests (SCR), Schedule Change Notices (SCN), synchronization, integration, and de-confliction of assets for maintenance, events, unscheduled critical or emergency situations, or real world contingencies (to include local Host Installation readiness exercises)
    • Participate in meetings and conferences convened to discuss asset management documents, schedules, practices, and procedures as required by GMD Government representatives.
    • Provide all necessary support to meet Readiness Condition (REDCON), readiness, and operational availability requirements within the parameters of the asset management process
    • Support GCN Planning and Configuration Control on the STO environments
    • Support document review process; reviews GCN systems engineering documentation, including the System Execution Manual (SEM) and the Port Isolation Execution (PIE) document, to ensure accuracy and feasibility of the documented network design
      • Provide support to Plans & Integration Team and Operation and Sustainment (O&S) sites on upcoming activities including Ground Systems upgrades, O&S activities, and being the conduit for information on products, tests, anomalies, and preparing for any systems information
      • Provide functional management support for a GMD O&S team.Job Qualifications:
        Basic Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of related experience; 7 years with Masters; 4 years with PhD
        • Experience following written processes and procedures
        • Excellent communications skills
        • Ability to work well with the military customer and other subcontractors
        • DOD Top Secret Security clearance
        • Experience working with individual contributors, managers, and team members in dispersed locations
        • Experience in direct customer support with excellent communication skills.
        • 5 years of experience in process engineering, process modeling, quality assurance, the application of decision support tools and methods, metrics development and analysis, and program/project Management
        • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) skillsPreferred Qualifications:
          Candidates with these qualifications will be given preferential consideration
          • 2 or more years' experience managing small teams
          • DOD Top Secret Security clearance
          • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) CAM certified or experience
          • Experience with GMD or BMDS programs
          • Experience managing diverse teams and personnel Salary Range: $108,700 USD - $163,100 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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