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Manager Electronics Engineering 3

Requisition ID: R10077929

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location Icon Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Manhattan Beach, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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: 2

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

This requisition is for both the A&E Common Products sub-IPT Lead  and deputy-sub-IPT lead roles.

The A&E Common Products sub-IPT lead and co-lead will lead a cross-disciplinary engineering & production team responsible for the design, development, production and sustainment of common product RF electronics units.

The Common Products sub-IPT lead must be able to build strong teams, develop talent, drive execution, lead change, and solve complex technical problems. 

The Common Products sub-IPT lead will report directly to the A&E IPT APM & Deputy, and is responsible for:

  • Directly leading and managing a cross-functional engineering team of 30+ engineers in addition to production operations.
  • Executing the program schedule and technical baselines to complete the design, build, integration and delivery of flight hardware, with a strategic focus on affordability.
  • Contributing to proposals and baseline planning for new business activities.
  • Manage the critical production activities for a A&E Common Products hardware for multiple shipsets.
  • Directing the management of multiple suppliers and subcontracts.
  • Identifying and realizing opportunities to reduce cost and improve processes
  • Meeting all security, organizational conflict of interest, export control, protection of proprietary information, and risk and opportunity management processes.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline
  • 12+ years experience with space communication hardware and system management
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • SSBI, SCI clearance
  • Experience with CAM (Cost Account Management) reporting tools for overall program management and system delivery
  • Ability to integrate, engage and lead team to perform at top level of performance


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Demonstrated strong people and technical leadership skills; with experience leading a team of >10+ employees
  • Electronics design development and sustaining experience spanning cradle to grave
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Experience supporting bid & proposal activities
  • Familiarity with electrical design, electronics manufacturing processes and qualification activities
  • Familiarity with research and development of advanced technologies


This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Manhattan Beach, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $171,000 USD - $256,400 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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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.