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Engineering Manager 3- OKC (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10063855

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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, 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.

B-2 Tailpipe Program Manager to provide engineering/programmatic leadership for the Lifecycle Sustainment and Modernization  Solutions.   The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of Engineering processes and procedures, program management and provide Technical oversight of Tailpipe Programs.  Candidate  will have experience leading diverse teams through change, and will have a vision for how they will promote team engagement within this department.  Position to be based in Oklahoma City, OK

The B-2 Tailpipe Program Manager is directly responsible for a diverse team delivering Tailpipes and associated components to the customer. This leader will be responsible for the direction of Program, Project Managers, Engineers and other teammates delivering tailpipes/components.  This B-2 Tailpipe Program Manager will also have cost, schedule, and performance responsibility to the IPT Director.  He/she drives operations strategy, schedules, and execution to support major program milestones, and is responsible for subcontractors supporting the Tailpipe Program.  Finally, he/she is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for all personnel and for ensuring process adherence.

Candidates must be capable of supporting business development activities, support proposals (generate schedules and cost estimates), and support program reviews. Candidates must be capable of being responsible for cost, schedule, and technical performance for various activities executed within the IPT. This includes management of budgets and using EVMS reporting tools, accountable for cost, schedule, and reporting any variances.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of test experience or; Master’s Degree in STEM with 7 years of test experience

  • Prior Leadership experience

  • Experience with EVMS concepts

  • Must have prior Program Management experience


  • Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM).

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Ability to receive Special Program access

  • Excellent leadership, motivational, and communications skills

  • Understands benefit of diversity in leadership team

Salary Range: $127,100 USD - $190,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $0 USD - $158,900 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

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.

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.