Electronics Engineering Lab Manager 2Oklahoma City, OK

Requisition ID: R10158540

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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 Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for an Electronics Engineering Lab Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Test and Evaluation organization. This leadership role is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

The selected candidate will fill a Test and Evaluation (T&E) Engineer Lead role for the STRIKE Interim Tinker Lab (ITL). Responsible for working with an integrated product team (IPT) structure to perform technical statement of work for the ITL within Tinker AFB, OK. This manager will also be a section manager for 10-15 engineers and technicians. This position will report directly to Program Manager / IPT Lead.

Key Program/Technical Execution Responsibilities:

  • Business Management

  • Technical responsibility over Obsolescence, Maintenance, and management of the labs

  • Technical responsibility for design, management and plan for the modernization of the labs

  • Control Account Management (CAM) responsibilities for these efforts.

  • Briefing Government and Northrop Grumman leadership on technical progress, risks, issues, and opportunities.

Key Functional Responsibilities:

  • Support the annual salary review and promotion process.

  • Mentor and develop the next generation of technical and project leadership

  • Improve and enforce engineering processes and procedures

  • Maintain Team’s staffing by conducting interviews and selecting the best candidate for the job

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 of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 9 years related engineering experience OR a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline AND 7 years related engineering experience, OR 5 years with a PhD

  • Experience in planning, risk management, and/or project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality.

  • 2+ years prior management/leadership experience within the same industry

  • Experience designing and leading Aerospace labs

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance or higher (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable period, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

  • Demonstrated successful experience in modernization or sustainment planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality

  • Proven experience in managing labs, setting & operating to objectives & providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives & company policy

  • Logistics/Sustainment experience in a military environment

  • Experience in developing and managing Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large technical services-type contract.

  • Preference in knowledge / experience of B-2 operational CONOPS

  • Successful experience in major lab upgrade or lab modification programs

  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance

Salary Range: $124,200 - $186,400

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.