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Manager Aeronautical Engineering 1

Requisition ID: R10082251

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

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Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.  Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

This position is for a Manager Aeronautical Engineering : Integration &Test in our Integration (Build) and Test (I&T) Engineering team within the Launch Vehicles Business Unit at our Chandler, AZ facility.

Essential Functions:

    • Manage technical, schedule, cost; as well as Integration & Test Engineering resources allocated to various programs. This includes identifying and addressing program risks to ensure launch success, facilitating technical solutions based on heritage and similar vehicles
    • Lead by example, ensure proper cross-training of the team, and make sure the team understands the requirements of the Program and how they relate to the individual tasks that are being assigned to the team
    • Conduct periodic meetings with the team to review their performance relative to the Program schedule
    • Anticipates customer needs and finds innovative ways to provide for those needs
    • Originates and develops constructive ideas. Consistently looks for ways to modify or change existing methods or processes to improve outcomes
    • Determine I&T engineering tasks required for project planning and execution; Analyze project requirements and develop detailed planning, conceptual designs, and risk analysis
    • Interact with internal and external customers; Assist the customer in defining system requirements and in the generation of specifications for products or sub systems
    • Provide technical guidance and direction to I&T engineering team in the design, test, production, and maintenance phases of a project
    • Develop and present materials for project related briefings including design reviews to internal and external customers
    • Perform project management
    • Act as a liaison for I&T with quality, engineering, and program management
    • Challenge business impediments to excellence and continuous improvement
    • Exercise influence and lead others
    • Make independent decisions
    • Communicate clearly and excel in a fast-paced environment

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 5 years of related engineering experience
    • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security clearance
    • Ability to travel at least 10% of the time
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present to large customer community
    • Ability to solve problems, support troubleshooting efforts
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
    • Ability to work in a team environment and lead small projects or teams


Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience supporting integration / testing of flight hardware and oversight of technician work tasking is strongly desired.
    • Experience working with design, integration, or testing of launch vehicles
    • Experience with Northrop Grumman LV I&T standards/guidelines and expectations
    • Experience with external customer interfacing (meetings, presentation, negotiation)
    • Experience working with operational hazards such as propulsive devices, pressurized systems, overhead lifting, and high voltage systems
    • Demonstrated experience supporting integration / testing of flight hardware and oversight of technician work tasking
    • Ability to be flexible, innovative, work with speed and agility to drive tasks to completion.

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.

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

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Salary Range: $106,400 USD - $159,600 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.