Manager Engineering 2 Sunnyvale, CA

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Manager Engineering 2, reporting to the Manager of Engineering of Future Machinery Development Team. The Manager Engineering 2 is responsible for design development across all stages of the program lifecycle from concept development through detail design for the ultimate end use in submarines.

The position is located in Sunnyvale, CA and will oversee the design and development efforts on:

  • Steam Turbine Generator

  • Electric Propulsion Motor

  • Propulsion Reduction Gears

In this role, the Manager Engineering 2 will be responsible for the following:

  • Accountable for the daily execution of engineering tasks

  • Ensure the team is appropriately staffed and with the appropriate skillsets

  • Lead the development and implementation of the technical roadmap strategy that aligns with future business capture strategies

  • Ensure work product is in compliance to established design guidelines and processes

  • Partner with other engineering managers on skillset development strategies and practices pertinent to all of the engineering department

  • Drive predictable financial and program results

  • Ensure research and development investments are aligned with strategic imperatives

  • Position requires travel up to 10% of the time

Candidate must have exceptional leadership and teambuilding skills, strategic thinking, strong technical acumen, and the ability to lead multiple engineering disciplines. The candidate will work with cross-discipline team members and therefore must have excellent communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work seamlessly with a diverse team to achieve the goals of the organization. The candidate must have the ability to build consensus and resolve conflict and act decisively. The candidate must collaborate with business area leadership, and other functional partners (e.g., Business Development, Business Management) to resolve complex issues in a timely manner to help meet program commitments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 5 years of relevant experience;

  • U.S Citizenship with active DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Proven track record of managing direct reports of various levels and disciplines

  • Ability to provide technical communication and coordination with senior leadership.

  • Experience in executing trade studies, managing technical performance metrics, and requirements development

  • Create, improve and sustain engineering systems, standards, and processes.

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple products/programs with the focus on delivering within cost and on schedule.

  • Engineering experience across multiple phases of the program lifecycle (i.e., conceptual design, technology maturation, preliminary/detailed design, integration, qualification, low-rate initial production, and full rate production)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical fields.

  • Program or functional management experience

  • Experience with large scale electric motor and generator design, especially in naval applications

  • Experience with design and integration of complex electro-mechanical systems

  • Demonstrated ability with modeling, design, and implementation of control system architectures

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred.

  • Understanding and knowledge of Agile (SCRUM) techniques and activities.

  • Knowledge of technology road map development

  • Experience with proposals development and Earned Value Management Systems

Salary Range: $134,600 - $201,800

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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