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Northrop Grumman Test Engineering & Ops Mgr 2 in Palmdale, California

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The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) Systems Test Organization team requires a Test Engineering & Operations Manager responsible for all facets of ATDC Systems Test engineering & operations, including staffing, planning, execution and reporting in multiple technology areas. This position requires a highly motivated and self-starting individual with relevant test operations experience, who will be willing to work additional assignments beyond the defined requirements of this position.

Typical duties include:

  • Manage the daily test activities and personnel support, prioritize tasks and oversee the strategic long-term planning of test engineering & operations

  • Manage the daily tasks of the assigned personnel, including Test Engineers, Systems Test Engineers, Operators and support personnel

  • Manage the Test Engineering & Operations including budgets, personnel and resource scheduling as well as program de-confliction.

  • Liaise with the PAICoE Test Operations Functional Homeroom and the Government Flight Representative (GFR) as required for the statement of work

  • Act as the Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation site lead during the execution of test operations

  • Identify all risks, issues, and pressures and develop mitigation and closure plans.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math

  • Minimum of 9 years of relevant experience with an emphasis on 5 years of test engineering.

  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance, with an investigation date within the past 6 years

  • Ability to obtain a PAR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in science, technology, engineering or math

  • Flexibility to work additional flight assignments beyond the defined requirements of this position.

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Job Category : Engineering