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Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer Manager - SWDC PNT Product Line Lead in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a

Systems Engineering Manager 2 to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado , under the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Task Order. The PNT task order designs and integrates solutions for the Missile Defense System (MDS) located globally.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for daily operations of a team, schedules, costs and day-to-day contract execution

  • Cost, schedule and technical performance of a small system development-type and services-type Task Order as part of the larger SWDC program, as well as Control Account Management (CAM)

  • Works as the PNT Product Line Lead, and works with the PNT Engineering Manager, Cyber Engineer/Analyst, and Business Process Analyst within the team, management of functional staff within the program, coordination with stakeholders and customers across the MDA

  • Provides a continued emphasis on mature systems engineering practice

  • Ensures overall successful contract execution within expected cost, schedule and performance parameters

  • Responsible for developing proposals, baselining costs and schedules, developing and maintaining project schedules, financial forecasts and analysis, contract financial deliverables and customer interface

  • The candidate will have management responsibilities for Northrop Grumman employees and sub-contractors

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs, and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's of Science degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience OR a Master's with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. At least one degree needs to be in a STEM discipline.

  • Prior Program Management, Project Management and CAM experience

  • Experience leading staff and managing activities

  • Prior experience in leading employees in a supervisory role

  • Experience presenting and communicating with government customers

  • A current final Secret or higher DoD clearance; the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) elements and components

  • Understanding of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) organization and responsibilities

  • General knowledge of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) systems

  • Experience proposing and managing a Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF) contract

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

Salary Minimum for Colorado location: $127,760

Salary Maximum for Colorado location: $191,640

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering