At Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary air systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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.
The Strategy Lead for Research Technology & Engineering (RT&E) will be responsible for leading definition of the RT&E Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and 5-yr Long-Range Strategic Plan (LRSP), and prioritizing the strategic annual RT&E NCTA investments, to ensure we maintain and enhance the RT&E functional responsibilities to equip and empower our people, maintain and improve our processes and tools, and support our infrastructure, so that we may best support our programs. The Strategy Lead will be responsible for incubating and leading special projects within RT&E designed to drive strategic value across the function, including the NGAS effort to improve staffing and lower cost by strategically integrating purchased labor, and developing advanced staffing capabilities designed to optimize the internal movement of our engineering population between assignments. Also, the Strategy Lead will functionally lead the Data Integration and Visibility (DI&V) organization, which is a team of approximately 70 professionals deployed to our programs, that develop business solutions and applications to enhance program performance.
This position reports directly to the Director of RT&E Strategy, Integration & Operations (SI&O). The SI&O organization is responsible for leading RT&E efforts and initiatives, including the functional strategy, operations, the RT&E TRB/CCB, PCAB, ROMB, workforce planning, training and development, and processes and tools, that are common across the 4 air Centers of Excellence (CoEs). The CoEs consist of the San Diego Autonomous Design (SDAD) CoE, Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center (PAIC) CoE, Manned Aircraft Design (MAD) CoE in Melbourne and St. Augustine Florida, and the Southbay CoE in El Segundo, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, and other locations.
The successful candidate will be a high-energy self-starter, creative, and entrepreneurial individual with strong oral and written/visual communication skills who's able to collaborate with executive leadership, propose and develop solutions for customers, as well as mentor and lead direct reports with a service leadership approach. Functional and project management experience is a plus. This position is geographically flexible and can be based in any location within the 4 CoEs, and will require part-time travel (approx 25-50% of time) to other CoE locations as required.
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline from an ABET accredited university with 7 years of experience
Lead and/or Manager experience
Ability to obtain/maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance
DoD Secret Clearance
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