Mechanical Design Engineering Manager 2 (Active Secret Clearance Required)Linthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10158183

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) Division continues its’ 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager – Mechanical Design 2 , to join and support our Remote Sensing Program (RSP) Business Unit in Linthicum, MD .

The ideal candidate will manage a Group of Mechanical design engineers within the Hardware Engineering organization. Emphasis is placed on leading a team of 12 – 16 Mechanical Engineers that supports design, development, fabrication, and test of multiple space programs sensor hardware. The group is involved with proposals of new space sensors designs and development of sub-assemblies for payload sensors that comply with a multitude of customer mechanical requirements. Basically, the engineers in the group work includes full life-cycle program involvement. It includes electro-mechanical design, development, system integration, hands on test, training, and production.

A candidate applying to the position would benefit from having past full product life-cycle experience. A candidate applying would also benefit from having experience in designing electromechanical devices as well as electronic packaging of RF and E/O sensors. This position will report to the department manager of the Mechanical Systems Technology 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 electro-mechanical sub system design and fabrication follow 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 as pertains to mechanical development of space sensors

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and mentoring.

  • Knowledge 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 Ph.D. in a STEM discipline with 4 years of engineering experience

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

  • Experience with mechanical design and analysis tools

  • Technical or Integrated Product Team (IPT) Team Leadership skills

  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance top start, with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance with Poly.

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly

  • 6 years of mechanical design and mechanical systems engineering experience

  • Demonstrated technical leadership of mechanical 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

Salary Range: $145,000 - $217,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.