Northrop Grumman Manager, Engineering 2 - Signal Conversion Technology in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman offers challenging career opportunities in Hardware Engineering within the Mission Systems Sector that play a key role in the mission to protect our military personnel. The Hardware Engineering organization is dedicated to consistently providing high quality product designs in support of multiple product areas. The Signal Conversion Technology department provides concept-to-production development, test, and integration for all types of digital, analog & RF hardware that support architectures ranging from RFEW, IRCM & imaging systems, and real-time embedded control systems.

The Signal Conversion Technology (SCT) manager will oversee a group of engineers performing electronic hardware design at the circuit, subsystem, and/or system level for advanced product development, involving translation of customer requirements into hardware requirements as well as test and integration of hardware subsystems and components. Responsibilities include the ability to oversee project execution, maintain staffing across multiple programs, monitor and improve design processes, provide collaboration internal and external to the Hardware Engineering (HWE) organization, as well as development of the engineering staff.

The SCT manager will have previous, relevant experience in Analog, Digital, Mechanical, Power and/or RF engineering including test and integration in a production environment. The candidate should also be familiar with one or more of the other related disciplines, such as systems, software, and the above listed disciplines.

The SCT manager will have developed strong communication and leadership skills in order to lead teams and represent the organization as a prime point of contact for one or more of our product areas, including Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM), RF Electronic Warfare (RFEW) Systems, and/or Targeting & Surveillance Systems.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering / Physics and minimum 8 years relevant experience; or MS degree in Engineering / Physics with minimum 6 years relevant experience; or BS degree in other technical disciplines with related industry experience of 10 years or more

  • Demonstrated success in leading, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams on complex technical projects

  • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and individual contributors

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in Engineering / Physics / Engineering Management

  • Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare systems/hardware

  • Prior success in leading and developing a strong technical staff

  • Demonstrated interest in process improvement initiatives, including process metrics tracking and execution of process improvement/development projects

  • Current Security Clearance - Secret

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.