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Manager, Electronics Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10046558

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual to lead a team of Mechanical, Electronics, and Electro-mechanical engineers located in San Diego, CA with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

Responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Lead a section of electronics, electrical and mechanical engineers (15-20 personnel)
  • Oversee electronics & payloads subsystems engineering project execution for autonomous systems programs
  • Instruct, mentor and champion agile concepts and processes
  • Partner with technical and functional management to develop an approach that satisfies the staffing needs between programs
  • Build an payloads engineering culture that empowers employees, establishes personal and team accountability, motivates team performance, encourages development, and supports innovation
  • Timecard approval, employee performance evaluations, facilitating employee growth, and special assignments in support of the functional homeroom
  • Ensure personnel and hardware safety, driving compliance with policies and procedures including security, property management, training, configuration control, and test conduct

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of combined technical and management experience or Masters and 7 years of technical and management experience
  • Experience with avionics development and integration
  • Experience with avionics qualification and airworthiness certification
  • Active or Interim DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • OEM avionics development and/or integration & test experience
  • Agile expertise, to include scrum master and sprint planning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Prior Functional Management Experience
  • Significant Engineering Management Experience
  • Ability and desire to provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback to direct reports
  • Extensive knowledge of electronics and payloads subsystems

Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 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.