Northrop Grumman Mgr Behavioral Research 1 in Seaside, California

Mgr Behavioral Research 1

Requisition ID: 18009786

Location(s): United States-California-Seaside

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman has ongoing work with the Department of Defense in Seaside, California to provide research and innovation to the Military Services. This research pertains to multiple areas, but may include Service member wellness, suitability for Military Service, evaluation of interventions, and implementation and evaluation of automated solutions to staffing, manning, and other human resource data systems.

The individual hired for this research position will be required to do the following:

  • Be a thought and people leader within the program.

  • Be able to clearly communicate with team members.

  • Make thoughtful and reasonable decisions.

  • Be professional in taking management actions and communicating actions to team members.

  • Coordinate and conduct research using behavioral science principles, methodologies, and technologies in an applied governmental setting.

  • Oversee and assist in development of research designs, literature reviews, collection of field data through interviews and focus groups, and statistical or descriptive analyses.

  • Support and develop results of research through peer-reviewed publications, briefings and technical reports.

  • Work cooperatively with team members to ensure quality, timeliness, and accuracy of research products.

  • Regularly Interface with Military customers and consumers to meet their requirements, and assist in implementation of research findings and products.

  • Complete routine managerial functions such as project review, human resources actions, performance appraisals, and career development.

This position will entail work in support of a wide range of applied behavioral science research initiatives in the Federal government.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship is REQUIRED for this position

  • MA in Behavioral Science field such as Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice

  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in applied research environment, to include research conducted in educational setting

  • Experience managing or supervising personnel or projects

  • Demonstrated strong analytic skills

  • Demonstrated excellent writing skills

  • Experience working in applied, Government research settings

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience providing project briefings to Government representatives

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong sense of time management

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Demonstrated commitment to quality in scientific work

  • Ability to develop personal work plans and work independently

  • Ability to think independently to identify problems and propose solutions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in a Behavioral Science field such as Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice

  • Experience working with Military human resources or research programs

  • Experience with Government technical reports, research reports, or other written research results as primary author

  • Exposure to data science/"big data" capabilities, techniques, and approaches such as ETL, R, Random Forest, etc.

  • Current U.S. Government Security Clearance (issued within past 5 years)

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Title: Mgr Behavioral Research 1

Location: California-Seaside

Requisition ID: 18009786