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Engineering Manager 3 - (Space/Satellite)

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division (TSSD) designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is a leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division is seeking to fill the Deputy to the Director of I&T, which will be a Manager Level 3 (S03) position, for the Integration & Test (I&T) Department located in Dulles VA. This is a management position supporting personnel, training, processes, functional initiatives and multiple programs across the portfolio. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve a sustainable top performance. She/He will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal/external stakeholders and customers. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics, integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must.

**Additional job responsibilities:**

+ Managing of day-to-day I&T activities across the factory

+ Helping set Program priorities as required

+ Facilitate Daily Cross Program Coordination Meetings

+ Provide Daily status, escalations & awareness to upper management

+ Reviewing I&T performance during spacecraft integration and test and driving for continuous improvement

+ Support development, implementation, guidance & review of Program CAM Roles & Responsibilities to I&T Program Managers; Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

+ Ensuring adequate procedures, equipment, and facilities exist to deliver consistent spacecraft products

+ Reports Directly to the Dulles I&T Director and is Delegate of Authority in His/Her absence

+ Professional development and Career Goal planning for direct reports; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring, identification and training of skills required to execute on programs.

+ Provides staffing and workload forecasting for the department

+ Supports program tiger teams, RCCA investigations, deep dives, and pre-milestone reviews. Serve on boards and participate in program MRR, PDR, CDR, TRR reviews as required.

+ Supporting Functional Homeroom initiatives and projects, which includes but is not limited to process improvements, event response teams, corrective and preventive action implementation and safety initiatives.

+ Provides Problem Solving Expertise and capability to mentor the team in problem solving skills

+ Support Cross Functional, Cross Division, and Community of Practice collaborative efforts.

+ Develop/Support business proposal efforts and cost estimates for the department

+ Coordinate facility maintenance and upgrades, assist in managing of facility outages (planned and unplanned)

****Onsite position only – Not eligible for remote/virtual work****

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**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 15 years minimum Aerospace industry experience

+ Minimum of 10 years of proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

+ Experience leading cross-functional organizations

+ Demonstrated expertise in Functional & Program Management

+ Excellent written and oral communications skills and technical presentation experience

+ Must have U.S. Citizenship and have the ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Master's degree in any of STEM disciplines; Project Management accreditations

+ 15-20 years combined experience managing cross-functional I&T organizations within the Space & Satellite industry

+ Knowledge of Functional Homeroom processes

+ Experience developing and mentoring a management staff

+ High proficiency in problem solving.

+ Effective communication and exceptional presentation skills

+ Active Top Secret or Top Secret/SCI clearance

Salary Range: $176,100.00 - $264,100.00

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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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.