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Manager of Electronics Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10045045

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • 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, 25% 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.

The Palmdale/OKC Site Lab Operations, Engineering and Test Department is looking for a passionate and dedicated Section Manager to join our Oklahoma City team.  As a manager, you will lead a team of test engineers that verify subsystem and system level hardware and software functionality for an advanced technology program as well as perform guidance and leadership to our Lab Operations team.

This person will manage a group of 12 to 15 engineers on the Program and will be responsible for maintaining and updating the test process, as necessary. The position will be expected to manage scope/effort and build task assessments as well as bidding on new projects.

The selected candidate will be responsible and accountable to manage day-to-day tasks of a team of 12-15 engineers and test conductors. You will also be responsible for management of costs and schedules and to build estimates and proposals for new projects.  Ongoing tasking includes, but is not limited to, decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math with 9 years aerospace engineering experience 

  • At least 5 years of relevant aerospace test experience (lab, ground, or flight) and/or lab operations experience

  • Demonstrated experience leading people

  • Demonstrated experience managing technical execution

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid technical understanding of avionics systems and architectures

  • Previous lab setup/building experience 

  • Ability to interface with all levels of functional and program management

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technical projects from inception through completion with the ability to manage several tasks/projects simultaneously

  • Ability to manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of SOW elements

  • Experience coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, and spend plans.

  • Risk and opportunity management experience

  • Customer relationship experience 

  • Ability to analyze data and extract trends, anomalies, and errors.


Salary Range: $117,400 USD - $176,200 USD

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. 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/.

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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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.


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.