Engineering Manager 3 (System Reliability & Maintainability) Melbourne, FL

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's Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for an Engineering Manager 3 (System Reliability & Maintainability) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This leadership opportunity is located in Melbourne, FL .

The Manager will be assigned work in the Logistics & Modernization organization leading a team in System Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) Engineering and Obsolescence Management. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring R&M performance and strategic obsolescence management program requirements are achieved.

Essential Experience:

  • Program Management Execution of Sub-IPT Requirements.

  • Strategic Alignment with Sector objectives.

  • Enable identification of technical refresh opportunities based on R&M performance and DMSMS forecast.

  • Functional Management / Leadership Development.

  • Risk, Issue, and Opportunity Management.

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

  • Customer Liaison.

Preferred background in:

  • R&M Engineering

  • R&M allocations and predictions

  • Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)

  • Built In Test (BIT) testability analysis

  • Mission reliability analysis

  • Familiarity with Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

  • Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action

  • System (FRACAS)

  • Maintainability demonstrations

  • Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), Reliability

  • Growth Testing (RGT), and Environmental Stress

  • Screening (ESS)

  • Liaison with Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and

  • suppliers

  • Supportable Low Observables (SLO) Support Efforts

  • Obsolescence Management

  • Bill of Material Management

  • Proactive End of Life (EOL) Coverage for all DMSMS relevant items to enable proactive

  • DMSMS management

  • Case Management

Key Responsibilities:

  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significant diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

  • Provide leadership guidance into engineering and analysis techniques for dependability and supportability in the lifecycle management of total systems.

  • Drive quantitative performance analyses and metrics to mitigate unacceptable program risk.

  • Monitor change management and protect sub-IPT from execution risk.

  • Enable continuous operational efficiency objectives are met to minimize cost and schedule

  • Ensure technical performance measure (TPM) objectives are achieved with return to green (RTG) plans, as required. Ensure SOW objectives are met across both teams.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline AND 10 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in reliability/maintainability/testability and obsolescence management as well as a background in leadership roles or team lead roles OR Master's degree in a STEM discipline AND 8 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in reliability/maintainability/testability and obsolescence management as well as a background in leadership roles or team lead roles.

  • Understanding of reliability, maintainability, and testability analyses and methodology.

  • Understanding of Supportable Low Observables analyses and objectives.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that is in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).

  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in a STEM discipline.

  • Current Special Program Access (PAR/SAP)

  • Strong working knowledge of RM&T analyses.

  • Understanding of Obsolescence and DMSMS Management analyses and execution.

  • Experienced mentor.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skillset.

  • Proficient with standard Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Salary Range: $141,900 - $212,900

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.

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 most positions.