Mgr Electronics Engineering 2 – Ground Systems Hardware Development

Requisition ID: 21008775

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Manhattan Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.   As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. The Ground Systems Development Department in Manhattan Beach, CA is seeking 2 section managers, responsible for the Ground Systems Hardware Development Section. The Section Managers will be responsible for managing a team of approximately 15 engineers who work on a variety of Digital or RF/Analog design and test technologies in support of Space programs. Strong communication, leadership, strategic thinking, effective execution, and team building skills are essential.  The successful candidates will be responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to section members, ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers), coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/de-staffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools.  The candidates will be the first point of contact for performance issues on programs involving section members and will make decisions regarding required escalation and resources required for resolution.  Responsibilities also include day-to-day operation of the functional organization including decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, staffing inputs to the Department Manager, recruiting, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization.   In addition to the people management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 10-20% of the candidate’s time, the selected candidates will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities.  Tasking to be reassigned, if any, must be coordinated with candidate’s current project lead.   To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:
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Basic Qualifications:
  •       Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math discipline from an accredited institution
  •         5 years of engineering design experience
  •         Experience in development of custom electronic hardware
  •         Experience briefing to senior management and customers 
  •       Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  •       An advanced technical degree
  •         Experience leading teams in the development of custom electronic hardware
  •         Experience solving staff and resource issues is a plus 
  •       Experience with Digital and/or RF/Analog design and test is highly desirable.

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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.