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Northrop Grumman Mgr Electronics Engineering 2 - Comms and Payloads in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Electronics Engineering 2 -Comms & Payloads Engineering Manager S02 reporting to the Electronics & Payload Department Manager under System Engineering Electronics & Payloads (SEEP) for the Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence (PAICoE). This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Your role will be the Functional Homeroom (FHR) Section Manager (SM) to program communication engineers, ensuring they have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers), coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools. The candidate need to have experience with the integration and test of aviation related communications systems or component sub-systems, RF Line of Sight, SATCOM, Payloads, and tactical network design, installation and troubleshooting experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

•Ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, making decisions regarding awards, balancing resources among programs, and verifying proper charging practices are followed

•Managing member performance, creating and delivering performance evaluations, overseeing the salary review process, and supervising employee development and mentoring efforts (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)

•Coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and managing employee movement between programs

•Making sure members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools

•Meeting indirect budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization.

•Interacting and coordinating with responsible communications or payloads engineers responsible for sustaining communication sub-systems.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited university and 9 years of experience or 7 years of experience with Masters or 5 years with PhD

Excellent presentation and computer skills including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Previous experience in activities related to Comms & Payloads.

Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain & maintain SAR/SAP access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in STEM from an accredited university with 10+ years' experience, 7+ years with a Masters, or 5+ years with PhD.

Experience working with DoD Customer counterparts, building strong relationships and clear requirements.

Experience in establishing and executing a staffing plan to support the achievement of programmatic and contractual goals.

Active DoD Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain & maintain SAR/SAP access.

Experience working in current SAP/SAR programs.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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