Digital Engineering Manager 2 Linthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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, they're making history.

Join Northrop Grumman Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across space systems. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager - Digital Engineer 2 , to support our Remote Sensing Programs (RSP) Business Unit in Baltimore, MD or Morrisville, NC. .

The candidate will manage a Digital Technology design group within the Hardware Engineering organization. Emphasis is placed on leading a team of 10 - 15 FPGA designers and digital design architects that support development and production programs, and new business pursuits to ensure quality engineering solutions. Our engineering work includes full life-cycle programs including system design, development, system integration, hands on test, training, and production.

This position will report to the department manager of the Electrical Design & Digital Technologies department within Hardware Engineering. Minimal travel is expected.

Roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical leadership on a piece of a larger program

  • General team supervision, performance management, career development, staffing, merit planning, engagement, employee rewards and recognition, and resolving personnel issues

  • Provide project and technical oversight for design activities performed by the group

  • Strategic hiring and employee skills development, labor forecasting and execution through close collaboration with program management, and balancing employee needs with business goals

  • Manpower and resource assignment

  • Technical risk assessment and mitigation

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and mentoring

  • Analysis of design tools, processes, and technologies needed to support strategic product plans

  • Maintain and ensure application of design processes and guidelines used by the department

  • Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Lead or support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and NCTA project leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline plus 9 years of engineering experience OR Master of Science Degree in a STEM discipline plus 7 years of engineering experience OR PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of engineering experience

  • Excellent verbal, organizational, and written communication skills are required

  • Experience with FPGA design

  • Technical or IPT Team Lead experience

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance with polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 years of FPGA design engineering experience

  • Demonstrated technical leadership of digital design teams

  • Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously

  • Experience with program management, functional management, and/or customer management

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


Salary Range: $141,100 - $211,700

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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