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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 2- "Avionics Design Group" in Chandler, Arizona

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is searching for an experienced Mgr, Programs 2 "Avionic Design Group" to join the Program Engineering Team within Launch Vehicles business unit located in Chandler, AZ.

The Avionics Design Group (ADG) program engineering manager (PEM) leads all engineering efforts in support of the ADG program. The PEM executes project management, including integrated master schedule (IMS) and earned value management system (EVMS). The PEM provides technical leadership of the multidisciplinary engineering team to successfully complete the required avionics design, development and technical reviews to ensure compliance with both internal and customer requirements and ensures timely completion of customer deliverables. The ADG PEM leads the engineering team in support of design and development, hardware acceptance, and production operations, and ensures that drawings and other engineering work products are released in time to meet operations deadlines. The PEM supports the program office in managing resources and leading engineering execution to ensure financial objectives are met. The PEM provides written and verbal status reporting to internal management. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge regarding space launch vehicle avionics technologies and operations and a thorough understanding of LVD internal processes and standards. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in resolving complex problems are essential. The PEM ensures that technical issues are resolved in timely fashion to minimize disruption of production activities, and leads efforts to streamline and improve efficiency.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Engineering degree with 9 years directly related experience in Program Management and Electronic Development

  • Direct internal as well as external customer interface experience

  • Verbal and written communications with all levels of management

  • Extensive experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience developing project cost and schedules and managing efforts via EVMS.

  • Exceptional leader of a multi-disciplined teams including Engineering, Procurement, Configuration Management, Program Management, Quality Assurance, Mission Assurance, System Safety

  • Extensive experience creating and delivering presentations to customers and senior leadership teams.

  • Thorough understanding of design standards, procurement processes and configuration management.

  • Ability to work under limited supervision and complete projects on time and on budget.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required, Possess or able to obtain a secret clearance

  • Ability to Travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Degree

  • EVMS experience.

  • Experience with NGC Launch Vehicles internal standards, processes & digital tools

  • Familiarity with MDA MAP & PMAP requirements

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Job Category : Program Management