Mgr Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10010861

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of America
  • 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.

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.

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for an experienced Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to lead and manage Support Equipment Design and Testing efforts for a restricted program. This position is located in Melbourne, FL.

The selected leader is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of environmental and on-aircraft functional testing of support equipment to support the program. Will develop/lead Engineering/Technical metrics that drive outcomes for cost/schedule, engage in process improvements, and ensure engineering rigor in all Support Equipment Engineering and Test Operations. Responsibilities include managing a team to establish, plan, and deliver recommended solutions to functional requirements associated with program and project requirements.

Tasking also includes supporting the management of design concepts, preliminary and critical design reviews, guidance of test documentation, oversight of integration, validation, and verification activities, and collaborate with suppliers and customer for coordination. The leader will be responsible for developing and executing to schedule and budgets within processes and program directives.

This manager is responsible for Earned Value Management (EVM) planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, and related group of work packages on a large system development type contract.

The manager will be able to establish goals based on objective oriented tasking. General competence is desired in Logistics and Product Support teams, including:

  • Supportability Engineering

  • Reliability and Maintainability

  • Technical Publications

  • Training

  • Supply Support

  • Support Equipment Design Engineering

Function and be accountable for tasking in an integrated work share environment, with detailed reporting responsibilities to upper Leadership. In addition, proposal and estimating, task and statement of work development are important aspects of this position.

This position will require oversight of projects and task assigned to the organizational group performed by employees. You will be expected to be involved only when required to assist in meeting schedules or to resolve technical or operational problems, and may accomplish results through motivating and directing to senior employees. The supervisory relationship will be to achieve results through lower-level subordinate supervisors or through experienced employees who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. The selected candidate will have frequent contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts. Will conduct briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal external representatives concerning specifics operations.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math from an accredited institution with 9 years of experience executing and leading mechanical and/or electrical mechanism design, manufacturing, and test efforts

  • Must have demonstrated experience in proposal and estimating

  • Must have demonstrated hands-on knowledge of IPT/Program Management processes (CAM processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort and risk and opportunity management)

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

  • Must have the ability to obtain maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience and a proven record of leading engineering teams in developing and testing Support Equipment that meet quality, performance, cost, and schedule requirements

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in requirements management inclusive of development, derivation, validation and verification of requirements

  • Experience working on both classified and unclassified Military programs

  • Experience leading a large department in a matrix environment

  • Practice with earned value management (EVMS) and internal tools (i.e. Integrated Management Operating Model (IMOM)


Salary Range: 110300 - 165500

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 ( 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 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.