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Manager Engineering 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10068638
Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
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 is seeking a highly qualified, mission-oriented individual to lead a diverse, high-performing System Test Engineering team in the successful development and execution of test procedures. As the Strike Test Engineering Manager and Lead, you will direct a team of up to 15 engineers while providing technical leadership and guidance to ensure program milestones are achieved with technical rigor. The candidate is expected to apply exceptional knowledge and technical rigor to future development projects, proposals and technical challenges. This candidate will also be the lead certified Cost Account Manager (CAM) for all Test IPT cost accounts for current development initiatives as well as future continued support initiatives. The Test Engineering lead will actively promote Agile Enterprise initiatives and lead the team in this specific area by providing emphasis, training, and resources needed by the team. This position requires the candidate to work directly with high levels of both internal and external management in order to manage risks, issues and opportunities related to the technical execution of the program. This position will be located in San Diego, CA and will support 1st shift Strike Test Engineering Manager responsibilities include managing and coordinating test efforts with the customer and diverse test teams across multiple sites throughout the test development and fielding cycle in an agile environment. This person is expected to be able to function in a Sub-IPT role. Section Manager responsibilities include working closely with the Flight and System Test Engineering Department Manager and fellow section managers to implement department initiatives, ensuring successful planning and execution of program test engineering activities, collaborating with programs to satisfy staffing needs and provide operations support (incident investigations, metrics collection and analysis, etc.), setting Workday goals and providing regular performance feedback to employees, supporting the annual salary review and promotion process, mentoring and developing the next generation of technical and project leadership, and improving and implementing test engineering processes and procedures. The responsibilities of this position include (but are not limited to) the following: Technical management of 10-15 engineers to achieve programmatic goals. Work independently to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects at once. Responsible for the successful development and execution of test procedures to verify requirements. Coaching and mentoring employees within the team, but sometimes outside the (direct) team. The ability to support weekends, multiple shifts, and off hours. Ability to create and grow close customer relationships Perform workforce planning in collaboration with the functional homeroom. Lead strategies for future enhancements and improvements, with focus on affordability. Thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments and collaborative/team settings across all levels. Perform CAM duties for T&E cost accounts. Develop yearly material and labor forecasts and manage to allocated budgets. Support Proposal development for all activities. Identify and develop Risk and Opportunities for T&E; assist with mitigation and scheduling; With opportunity emphasis on Agile Engineering/Enterprise. Build an engineering project management culture that empowers employees, establishes personal and team accountability, motivates team performance, encourages development, and supports innovation. Drives Enterprise agile and continuous integration through support of continued increases in test automation Drives and champions the adoption of Mission Representative Test operations, risk assessments, self-reporting configuration, virtual test environments, fix-it-now, and other affordability initiatives. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 9 years of related professional/military experience (system engineering, software engineering, or integration and tests) OR a Master's degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience. Minimum of two years Leadership experience managing integration and test efforts Active DoD TS/SCI Ability to obtain and maintain restricted program access (PAR) The ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time as required by business needs Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing direct report staff and integration and test effort from multiple concurrent programs Earned Value Management System experience Experience with analyzing data and extract trends, anomalies, and errors Work Package Management or Cost Account Management experience Familiarity with Agile development and Continuous Integration process Demonstrated ability to develop and flow down enterprise goals Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 USD 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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