Electronics Engineering Manager 3: SEIT Installed Performance
Requisition ID: R10125493
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: Days (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is seeking a section manager to lead a specialized design team within the Engineering Synergy Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) department. Emphasis is placed on leading a team of engineers that support development and production programs, as well as new business pursuits to ensure quality engineering solutions. The candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. The candidate will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.
This is an onsite position, located in Linthicum MD, with easy access to the major cities of Baltimore to the north and Washington DC to the south. The location is a two-hour drive to the Atlantic Ocean to the east or the Appalachian Mountains to the north and west. The area is rich with activities including historical sites, museums, concerts and performing arts venues, college and professional sports, nightlife, and many outdoor activities - most notably boating and fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding rivers. The Linthicum campus includes the potential to live in urban, suburban, and waterfront communities within easy commutes and is conveniently located adjacent to the BWI Airport and Amtrak rail station.
The section lead will report to the Engineering Synergy SEIT Discipline Lead and will manage a team of managers comprising the Installed Performance section of the SEIT Synergy department. The 30+ team members within this section specialize in computational electromagnetics, RF antenna modeling in an installed environment, subsystem design and analysis, specialized mechanical design and analysis, and specific material evaluation. The team supports the full lifecycle of programs, including system design, hardware design, subsystem build and test, hardware integration, and system integration, test, evaluation, and verification.
This position is “dual role”, encompassing both functional (section) leadership duties and business area project/technical support, with a typical ratio of 25% functional/75% program support.
Roles & Responsibilities:
General team supervision, performance management, career development, staffing, merit planning, team engagement, employee rewards and recognition, and resolving personnel issues
Project planning and technical oversight for design activities performed by the group
Strategic hiring and employee skills development, labor forecasting and execution through close collaboration with program management, and balancing employee needs with business goals
Staff and resource assignment
Technical risk assessment and mitigation
Facilitate knowledge sharing and mentoring
Analysis of design tools, processes, and technologies needed to support strategic product plans
Maintain and ensure application of design processes and guidelines used by the department
Collaborate with peer managers to ensure consistency across multiple work groups
Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers
Lead or support department initiatives, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and IRAD project leadership
Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of experience, a Master’s degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical fields.
Experience as an integrated product team (IPT) lead or product technical lead
Understanding of RF subsystems
At least two years of functional manager or program manager experience
Active DoD Secret clearance
Ability to obtain SAP (Special Access Program) accesses
Advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical fields.
Active DoD Top Secret clearance
Current Special Program Access (SAP)
10+ years of experience in multi-disciplined engineering environment
RF subsystem design and analysis
Interactions between sensor and platform
Sensor impact on mission modeling
Integration of platform materials into AESA design
Active and passive antenna test
Indoor and outdoor range experience
Electrical design with a focus on RF performance
Program management, functional management, and/or customer management skills
Business development activities
ECAD software (e.g., HFSS, FEKO, CST, SENTRi)
Programming skills with MATLAB, Python, FORTRAN
This position is contingent upon the successful transfer of DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to maintain Special Program Access prior to start.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/
This positions 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.
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/.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.