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Northrop Grumman Manager Test Engineering 2 in Baltimore, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) located in Baltimore, MD is seeking a leader to manage an established group. The group is responsible for leading cross-functional teams during the proposal, design and manufacture of complex HW/SW products. Establish and execute to project schedules; oversee funding authorizations; initiate the launch of new designs and subsequent shop orders; and manage all cost/ schedule related activities.

This is a dual role encompassing both program performance (80%) and people leadership (20%) of an established group of technical and project management professionals. This position will report to the Section Manager of the Test Design Solutions department within Hardware Engineering.

As a Functional Manager, activities include performance management, employee engagement, career development, staffing, merit planning, and personnel issue resolution.

As a Project Lead, responsibilities typically include leading a technical team through the full lifecycle of a project; generating inputs for schedules, spend plans, Earned Value (EV), Estimates at Completion (EAC) and status reports for the program; and championing process improvements activities. The Project Lead will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors and program managers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 9 years of related engineering experience with Bachelor's degree, or minimum 7 years of related experience with a Master's.

  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills

  • Proven track record of completing projects on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Working knowledge of EVMS, risk management, scheduling practices, and other financial and programmatic reporting.

  • Basic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing and Test Integration process

  • Basic understanding of SAP Production/Materials management tool

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and strong organizational skills.

  • Self-motivated, organized and detail oriented

  • Proactive with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret (or higher) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other demonstrated leadership role to a program office.

  • Experience measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.

  • Expert in use of Excel and SAP Production/Materials management tool

  • Previous functional management experience

  • Experience in Engineering Design, Systems, or Operations program management

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent

  • Current TS/SCI

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Job Category : Engineering