Test Engineering Section Manager (Mgr Engineering 2)

Requisition ID: 20014962

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Manhattan Beach
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

   At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
  Candidate is responsible for cost and schedule performance for test set development and test execution for Module Assembly and Test department (MA&T).  The candidate will be the point of contact for program test execution from proposal, test development, test implementation, product test sustainment and ultimately program closeout.  Candidate must have demonstrated ability to lead and provide direction to a technical cross-functional team.  Exceptional communication skills are required.  Candidate must have extensive experience in software and hardware development for space and/or avionics applications.  Position will be the functional manager for a mix of junior and very experienced engineers with wide range of technical backgrounds.  Project Management fundamentals and leadership skills are essential to creating and managing project tasks and team; CAM experience preferred, as position will report status and earned value to programs.         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’s Degree in a STEM related field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with minimum 7 years of experience or Master’s Degree with minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Experience developing software
  • Professional work experience in analyzing and testing computer hardware and software
  • Understanding of metrology, sources of measurement error, and uncertainty analysis
  • Experience with test equipment and measurement techniques to verify and validate product requirements
  • Candidate must able to obtain and maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
          Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years           OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years          OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Strong Project Management Fundamentals (Scope, Cost & Schedule – EVMS, and Risk Management)
  • Experience developing software in LabView
  • Experience extracting, organizing, and presenting metrics
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Great speaking oral and written skills
Experience creating tools

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.