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Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 4:01 AM

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking multiple managers for its Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) organization for Central Region Engineering (CRE) at our Rolling Meadows, IL location. Positions exist for managers of SEIT Leads and Architects, Modeling and Simulation engineers, System Design engineers, and Integration and Test engineers.
The SEIT organization supports Radio Frequency and Infra-Red Electronic Warfare products, Airborne Tactical Sensor products, and Automated Test Equipment products. The selected candidate will be responsible for a team of approximately eight highly skilled SEIT engineers. This is a dual role position, so the candidate will spend part of their time managing a team and part of their time working system and integration and test engineering activities for programs. The responsibilities associated with managing a team include:
  • Functional oversight for a team of SEIT engineers within Mission Systems Engineering (MSE), Systems Design (SD), or Integration & Test (I&T) (as appropriate) working multiple initiatives, primarily across the Land & Avionics C4ISR division, including follow-on contracts, new business growth opportunities, internal research and development, and capital projects.
  • Leadership for support and adherence to standard SEIT processes and the oversight of cost, schedule, and technical quality for SEIT execution on supported programs, including functional reviews for major milestone events (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, etc) and proposals as applicable.
  • Staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs; management and execution of employee performance review processes; and leadership and execution for a multitude of functional management processes.
  • Recruiting of new talent, to include new grad candidates for entry-level positions as well as experienced candidates for mid and senior-level positions, to meet staffing commitments.
  • Active participation in the RM SEIT initiatives including Model Based System Engineering (MBSE), Product Line Architecture (PLA), and Agile implementation that provide a competitive advantage for our customers.
  • Where appropriate, interface with the customer as the face of Northrop Grumman.
  • For MSE, the primary focus of the department includes SEIT program leadership, System Architecture, and Modeling & Simulation. For SD, the primary focus of the department includes MBSE, system requirements definition and traceability. For I&T, the primary focus of the department includes system integration, verification, and validation.
The successful candidates 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. These candidates will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and 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. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
These candidates will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. He/she will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidates will work closely with the managers of other engineering disciplines as well as program directors/managers. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.
The position may include up to 25% travel.

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