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Functional Manager II to lead our Avionics Design Group (ADG) Verification engineering organization within our Launch Vehicles Division

Requisition ID: R10017313

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman is currently recruiting for a Functional Manager II to lead our Avionics Design Group (ADG) Verification Engineering organization within our Launch Vehicles Division.  Position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Job Description / Responsibilities:

This is a working manager role overseeing a small team of engineers charged with VHDL design verification within our avionics design group.  The candidate needs good people skills as they will work directly with circuit and VHDL designers, quality assurance, verification, and configuration management personnel.

Familiarity with FPGAs, VHDL, and the validation/verification process associated with FPGA design. Specifically,

  • Experience with VHDL for design for high reliability
  • Experience with VHDL for verification
  • Experience with digital circuit design and analysis
  • Take pride and ownership of the career development, mentorship, and motivation of ADG verification  engineering team members.
  • Work with program management teams and Electrical Engineering department program leads to allocate ADG engineering support across multiple launch vehicle programs.
  • Personal interaction with the Director of Electrical Engineering (DEE) to provide technical and program related status.
  • Work with ADG Team members, Electrical Engineering Department managers, and DEE to implement improvements to increase the ADG team efficiency, quality of products, and engineering process on a continual basis.
  • Forecast potential technical and program related problems that may impact optimal engineering, schedule and cost results. Report the concerns to the DEE.
  • Provide assistance as required to ADG verification engineers to prioritize specific tasks. Escalate and remove obstacles when schedule, prioritization, and staffing conflicts exist among more than one program.
  • Ensure each member of the ADG verification engineering team complies with department engineering standards, corporate policies, and procedures including time keeping, training and ethics.

Basic Qualifications

Level II

  • Requires BS in Electrical Engineering
  • 9 years of experience including 2-4 years of experience leading a team
  • Familiarity with FPGAs, VHDL, and the validation/verification process associated with FPGA design. Specifically,
  • Experience with VHDL for design for high reliability
  • Experience with VHDL for verification
  • Experience with digital circuit design and analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support and assistance for team members.
  • Ability to be politely assertive with program offices and other stake holders as necessary, in support of ADG team members.
  • Strong communication skills and an ongoing positive demeanor.
  • Provide presentations and status, as required, to program personnel as well as executive management.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous VHDL/FPGA verification experience within the aerospace sector is highly desired.
  • Agile methodology, Agile Implementation, ICARD, and Jira experience is desired


Salary Range: 121372 - 182058

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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