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Engineering Manager 1 or 2

Requisition ID: R10082258

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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.

Join the Northrop Grumman – Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron, we design systems that science fiction writers can only dream up; they’re just that cool!

 

Northrop Grumman - Xetron is a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation that is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xetron is a rare example of an organization with a small business culture that is operating collaboratively with its larger business parent entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with the new guy and learning from the genius next to you at the donut table. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team?  Xetron is that kind of place!

 

We are seeking cleared or clearable Engineering Manager for a critical role in our engineering organization to be responsible for managing a team and ensuring successful completion of projects.

 

This is a dual role position, involving direct management of talented team of high performing multi-discipline engineers as well as project engineering leadership for technically advanced development programs to produce cutting edge hardware and/or software products at the Xetron facility that support National Defense partners. The products produced at this facility support all domains of intelligence and defense battlespaces including land, sea, air, cyber, and space. Many of the problem-sets our customers expect us to solve do not have known solutions, so ingenuity is essential.  

 

We have a preference for candidates with experience in multiple relevant technology areas, such as RF hardware development, FPGA firmware development, or DSP algorithm development. Ideal candidates for this position have extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in all aspects of engineering. Less experienced candidates that demonstrate high technological aptitude with a willingness and desire to learn are equally qualified for this position.

 

Your direct management responsibilities will include:

- Managing and guiding multi-discipline engineers

- Setting objectives and then monitoring and reviewing yearly progress for your team

- Being responsible and accountable for managing the workload of your direct reports

- Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring top-ranked engineering talent

- Providing timely, constructive support and feedback to your reports on a regular basis

- Completing semi-annual performance assessments of your team members

- Motivating your team members (engagement) and facilitating regular meetings with them

- Providing mentoring and career development to each team member

- Coordinating training for each team member

- Providing appropriate tools and resources for your team’s development activities

 

Your project engineering leadership duties will include:

- Leadership of program technical execution in order to meet cost and schedule constraints

- Program staffing for optimal execution

- Technical direction, guidance, and mentoring of project team members

- Working programs, proposals, or internally funded activities in a technical or leadership role

- Risk-mitigation planning and execution

- Strategic problem solving

- Earned value management

 

This position can be filled as a Level 1 or Level 2 Manager

 

Basic Qualifications for Level 1:

·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, or other STEM degree

·         Demonstrated technical leadership, engineering management, and/or program management experience

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         Candidate must have minimum of 4 years’ experience in an engineering role

·         US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance


Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, or other STEM degree

·         Demonstrated technical leadership, engineering management, and/or program management experience

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         Candidate must have minimum of 6 years’ experience in an engineering role

·         US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Current, active Top Secret clearance

·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

·         Experience in developing custom RF systems

·         Experience as a technical lead, functional lead, or leadership in the military.

·         Experience in multiple relevant technology areas

·         Experience in recruiting and developing top engineering talent

·         M.S., M.B.A., or other advanced degree

 

 

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.


Salary Range: $113,000 USD - $168,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $134,500 USD - $201,000 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.