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Functional Engineering Manager 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 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 Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Engineering Manager 1 based out of Colorado Springs, CO.What You'll get to Do:The Engineering Manager 1 will manage an on-site team providing varied engineering support in Colorado Springs, CO. Management responsibilities are expected to take about 20% of your time, the remaining 80% of your time will be spent providing direct support to one or more programs, contracts, or research and development projects. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage a team of 10-20 direct reports
  • Fulfilling functional manager roles to help foster and maintain high levels of engagement among their own team
  • Performing functional manager roles and responsibilities (i.e. staffing, recruiting, timecard approval, performance reviews, etc.)
  • Support Career Development of current talent among team members
  • Interact with internal program leadership and customers on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and provide guidance and oversight to the employeesThe successful candidate must be entrepreneurial, a self-starter and have the ability to challenge the status quo. This individual must be customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills as well as a leader in change management.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field and a minimum of 4 years of experience in leadership and/or management roles.
    • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
    • For SW Manager:
    • SW development experience in at least one of the following: C, C#, C++, JAVA, or Python
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment with Continuous Integration
    • Familiarity with DevSecOpsPreferred Qualifications
      • Prior technical leadership (SW lead, test lead, product owner, scrum master, etc.)
      • Experience making hiring decisions
      • Experience with conducting disciplinary actions
      • Domain experience in Missile Defense, Radars, Space Systems
      • Active Secret clearance
      • For SW Manager:
        • Experience leading an Agile development project
        • Experience in running a DevSecOps environment and program
        • Experience with Cloud, Containers
        • Experience with AI/ML
        • Secure Coding Experience 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Colorado Springs , Functional Engineering Manager 1, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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