Systems Engineering Manager

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking VA

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7284804
AJE Ref #
576151626
Location
VA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Requisition ID:
15009302
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United States\-Virginia\-McLean
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Yes
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* Relocation Assistance:
No relocation assistance available
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* Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector seeks a Systems Engineering Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals\. This position will be located in McLean, VA\.Put your years of knowledge into a future of excellence\. The qualified applicant will join our Northrop Grumman's AWIPS Team\. AWIPS is a system of systems for processing, display, and telecommunications used by the National Weather Services \(NWS\)\. AWIPS ingests and integrates meteorological, hydrological, satellite, radar data, and it processes and distributes the data to Weather Forecast Offices, River Forecast Centers, and National Centers nationwide\. Weather forecasters use AWIPS to make weather, water, and climate predictions and to issue advisories, watches, and warnings\. AWIPS is used operationally by NWS forecasters and hydrologists 24 hours a day, 365 days a year\.The Systems Engineering Manager supports the Program Manager with oversight of the execution of the engineering and integration and test staff\. The SE Manager is responsible for system operations, security, along with maintaining the system baseline, and maintenance of requirements as the system evolves\. The SE Manager conducts final technical review, verifies configuration management, and working with the Chief Architect, manages the technical roadmap for innovations to add new functionality and decrease O&M costs\. The SE Manager oversees trade studies and modeling and simulation to secure, stabilize, optimize, and evolve performance and operations, including identification of potential risks and associated mitigation, new opportunities, and process improvements\.The SE Manager is responsible for the overall system performance and capacity planning\.Roles and responsibilities include:
- Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of the Engineering organization- Support AWIPS architecture evolution and planning- Oversee system security strategy, implementation, and evolution- Manage engineering selection process for all continuous technology refresh \(CTR\) activities- Support Government\-lead Systems Engineering Team and Performance Working Group to monitor system/Site performance and trend analysis- Facilitate modifications to design, development, test, and integration of the AWIPS communication infrastructure software- Provide engineering troubleshooting support to include fault isolation and problem resolution- Identify, coordinate, plan, and implement authorized Product Improvements- With NWS Customer, develop and enforce adherence to AWIPS system/software architecture and roadmapIn additional you will function as the I&T \(via designated Test Lead\) and core responsibilities will include:
- Responsible for software integration and test for all software releases- Achieve SLAs for software integration and test and software maintenance- Implement process improvements throughout all testing activitiesBasic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in engineering and a minimum 10 years of Systems Engineering experience or a minimum 8 years of experience with a Master's Degree, and Engineering credentials\.Minimum of 5 years' experience providing technical leadership to NOAA/NWS or similar agency\.Must possess experience in the following areas:
- Experience and familiarity with weather systems, services and NWS organization- Proven customer relationship and partnership building skills\.- Information Technology operations, transition, and evolution experience\.- Ability to evolve an open source\-based architecture to develop and execute system efficiencies NOAA/NWS and the field offices\.- Ability to assess technology and process improvements to drive sustainment and maintenance efficiencies in an operational environment\.- Experience in planning technology refresh cycles without disruption to operational systems\.- Critical thinker with excellent attention to detail- Experience with requirements generation and tracking, design and documentation review, test readiness, user engagement, and performance monitoring and analysis- Capable of leading technical design review efforts with NWS Customer- Technical expertise and ability to respond to customer needs, in the following areas:
- Cyber and system security, including familiarity with accreditation process- Configuration Management for large systems- Migration to Virtual Environments- Big Data Analytics- ITIL knowledge and experiencePreferred Qualifications:
- Prior AWIPS experience- Knowledge of AWIPS communications infrastructure, including Satellite Broadcast Network/NOAAPORT, Message Handling System,- Knowledge of key AWIPS technologies including network and serial communication protocols, and Linux operating system environments- Knowledge of AWIPS NCF requirements, design and operational functionality- Knowledge of Verification and Validation processesNorthrop 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 statement, please visit www\.northropgrumman\.com/EEO \. U\.S\. Citizenship is required for most positions\.CIVILED
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