System Engineering Manager 2 - Staffing-20000986

Location: Oklahoma City
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, theyre making history.


As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.


The PAICoE System Engineering and Electronics Payloads (SEEP) has an opening for a full-time System Engineering Manager 2 - Staffing. The incumbent will be required to work closely with the Department Managers, Assistant Department Managers and Section Managers to meet all current and projected staffing needs and challenges.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Represent Directorates in Weekly Staffing Meetings Strategize with the Directorate Leadership Team to implement solutions for all staffing challenges.

  • Attend staffing meetings, reporting status to Directors and VPs. Pulls data, prepares charts, affirms status, projects status and go forward plan.

  • Strategize with the Directorate Leadership Team to implement solutions for all staffing challenges

  • Will be responsible for hiring Engineers across all disciplines

  • Manage and maintain all metrics associated with Directorate staffing

  • Assist hiring managers with Talent Acquisition as necessary

  • Supplement efforts to source candidates for open positions

  • Participate as an interviewer during the hiring process

  • Establish and manage hiring teams that will support hiring events / job fairs

  • Track all new hires and employee release information

  • Attend hiring events/job fairs as necessary

  • Monitor onboarding status of new employees

  • Follow-up with candidates as necessary

  • Attend staffing meetings, reporting status to Directors and VPs

  • Manage and maintain all metrics associated with Directorate staffing.

  • Support UR&R activities as POC Coordinates with program and FHR on SOO goals as defined by leadership and runs point on this activity for directorate.

  • Serve as a liaison between hiring managers, HR and TA. ensuring all decision makers are addressing staffing concerns in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate/reconcile/update POST and Taleo - Full-time job when we are releasing on one program, ramping on another, and building a pipeline for attrition simultaneously.

  • Must understand the time sensitivity and reasons for accuracy in both tools. Understand the compliance piece of Taleo and can help steer conversations to avoid non-compliant staffing behavior.

  • Track all new hires and employee release information. Monitor onboarding status of new employees. Follow-up with candidates as necessary.

  • Will maintain a database of those prospects and reach out to do first screen at high level. Screening to include other possible vacancy needs within RT&E.

  • Late to Need resolution - Experience on resolving LTNs, develop trusted playbook of recruiting activities. Agile methods to generate candidate activity. Proactive addressing the why and devise quick action, i.e. understand if a late to need was advertised with the wrong job title, given with an unrealistic skill expectation, or level of experience that is not accurate with the marketplace.

  • Must understand the market place and environment were now in on achieving our hiring targets and work proactively to close LTNs.


In this role, you will report to the Director of SE&EP, Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. This position can be located in Redondo Beach, CA, Palmdale, CA, or Oklahoma City, OKC.

















Basic Qualifications: 


Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).


Minimum of 5 years of Staffing related experience


Ability to travel as necessary up to 25% of the time


Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access



Preferred Qualifications: 

Masters Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).


Active DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance


Experience presenting to senior level management

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 ID: 20000986

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 25 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position