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Technical/Pod Manager Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10067996

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location Icon Location: Linthicum, MD, USA   |  Annapolis Junction, MD, 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: 5

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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Advanced Processing Solutions (APS) Business pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefining the leading edge of exotic new technologies in computation, system security, and AI. One of our most challenging new fields is Transformational Computing (TC) which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered with providing the skills to transform computing beyond Moore’s Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/ memory subsystems, and large-scale high performance computing systems. You will work in a fast-paced team environment alongside a broad array of scientists and engineers to make these processing solutions a reality and deliver remarkable new advantages to the warfighter.

Advanced Processing Solutions Engineering is seeking Technical/Pod Managers to join our growing engineering organization.  You will lead a cross functional team of approximately 8-12 APS technical staff in support of Transformational Computing programs.  The teams will comprise a wide range of engineering and science disciplines, including systems, software, architecture, hardware design, test, physics, and materials science. 

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Execute in a direct contributor role on the program as a system, software, hardware, or test engineer, or as an architect, physicist, material, or data scientist.
  • Work with team technical leads and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to define requirements and develop Agile program plans.
  • Work in cooperation with Agile Scrum master to track execution and provide technical leadership to the team/pod.
  • Work with program management and technical leads to capture staffing needs.
  • Work with Talent Acquisition, technical staff, and functional management to screen candidates, set up interviews, collect feedback, and assist in determining whether to make offers.
  • Administrative management responsibilities including technical tasking, performance evaluation, career development, and salary planning.

This position requires work onsite in either Linthicum, MD or Annapolis Junction, MD facilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum 7 years of related engineering experience including at least one year as an integrated product team or technical team lead
  • Proven leadership skills as a people and technical leader, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of Agile or Lean-Agile project management
  • Able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance per business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent
  • 12 years of experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment
  • Demonstrated success leading high performance teams as technical, integrated product team, and/or functional leader
  • Experience with Lean-Agile development for software or hardware systems
  • Current, active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

This position reports to Linthicum, MD, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Annapolis Junction, MD, MD, USA.

Salary Range: $137,000 USD - $205,600 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

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.