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Support Equipment (SE) Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10081314

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, 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.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Support Equipment (SE) Engineering Manager 2. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA in support of both the F-35 and F/A-18 programs. 

What you will get to do:

  • Lead a multi-disciplined team dispersed between Redondo Beach, CA, El Segundo, CA, and Fort Worth, TX, by developing and sustaining Support Equipment hardware, reporting progress up to the F-35 and F/A-18 Sustainment directorate level.
  • Conduct employee performance assessments, career development discussions, staffing forecasts and assimilating new members to the Support Equipment Engineering team.
  • Develop proposal artifacts and manage budgets that support various annualized and discrete contractual objectives.
  • Develop, manage, and brief programmatic status and performance measures in support of recurring reviews with NG leadership and industry partners.   
  • Coordinate with Northrop Field Service Engineers to address questions from various bases around the world.
  • Be the single point of accountability for accomplishing program objectives for the team.
  • Identify and communicate design and issue impacts across the larger logistics community on the program to drive design changes and ensure all supportability, program and customer requirements are addressed.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and other Northrop Grumman business entities to understand and resolve issues associated with supportability and support equipment products and services.
  • Prepare and manage project schedule and budgets to include EVMS and prepare status reports on the health of the projects.
  • Identify risks and issues and coordinate with project teams to mitigate and retire risks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM).
  • Must-have at least 7 years of experience in design, project engineering or relevant engineering experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain  an active in-scope DOD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Degree.
  • F/A-18 and/or F-35 program experience.
  • Experience working on Military programs.
  • Experience developing and coaching for leadership and performance.
  • Experience integrating Engineering efforts across the disciplines described above.
  • Experience with Systems Engineering Processes.
  • Prior military experience on airborne platforms in an operational or maintenance environment.
  • Previous experience dealing with Risks and Issues.
  • Cost Account Manager (CAM) & Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) proficiency
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and experience leveraging Microsoft Office suite applications.

Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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.