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Triton Enterprise Sensors Manager (Manager – Electronics Engineering 2)

Requisition ID: R10078987

  • 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: 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly-qualified, mission-oriented Sensors Manager (Manager – Electronics Engineering 2) to lead a team of payloads engineers in full life-cycle development and sustainment of mission payloads on the Triton platform, including RADAR, EO/IR, and SIGINT sensors. This position will support the Triton Mission Systems Director as well as Advanced Development, Production, and Sustainment business areas and will be located in San Diego, California.

Essential Functions:

- Lead the activities of a team (internal and suppliers) to build and integrate sensors into aircraft and ground segment systems
- Provide technical oversight and reviews of engineering from internal team and suppliers (potential supplier value >$100M across all contracts)
- Manage the technical, cost, and schedule performance of the team’s deliverables
- Manage technical and programmatic risks, opportunities, and issues
- Report status of all tasks to IPT Director, Program Managers, Chief Engineers, and other management
- Research, design, develop, and test a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

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 you 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 develop 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.

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of combined technical and management experience OR a Master’s Degree with 7 years of combined technical and management experience.
- Experience leading an engineering team or project
- Experience with payload/sensor systems engineering and integration
- Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
- Master’s degree
- Supplier management experience
- Cost Account Management experience
- Risk/Opportunity/Issue management experience related to complex hardware and software subsystems
- Advanced working knowledge of EO/IR, Radar, or SIGINT technical principles, theories, and concepts.
- Proven success as a technical team lead, solving complex technical issues.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to include written and verbal communication
- Experience executing the engineering project life cycle, including: requirements analysis, design, development, integration, validation, verification, and sustainment
- Demonstrated success in leading, collaborating, and developing cross functional teams of varying degrees of skill on complex technical projects
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.


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.