Systems Integration and Test Manager 3

Requisition ID: 21000468

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

    At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.       Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!       We are looking for you to join our team as a Systems Integration and Test Manager Level 3 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. As an Integration and Test Manager Level 3 at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter.  Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.       What you’ll get to do:   The Systems Integration and Test Manager 3 will be responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to a staff of four Systems Integration Test Managers with approximately 50 test engineers.  Responsibilities include oversight and management of all test planning, test preparation, test execution, data acquisition, data analysis, and reporting associated with all machinery and launcher tests and maintaining and developing the necessary resources, tools and capabilities to support and execute these tests.  The job also includes management of time keeping, performance reviews, staffing and resource planning, training, and team engagement.       The candidate selected for this role will be responsible for leading a diverse and distributed team comprised of multiple skillsets and must be able to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions.  A successful track record of program performance, interpersonal team building skills, and management experience is a must.       Responsibilities include the following:   
  • Oversight of all test and execution efforts in multiple areas and on multiple programs inclusive of test planning, procedure preparation, setup and execution, data acquisition, data analysis, and status reporting on all rotating machinery and launcher tests amongst the teams.
  • Ensuring test plans satisfy system test requirements per the statement of work
  • Develop and manage to comprehensive project timelines and resource requirements for all tests
  • Manage budgets and provide guidance to Engineering regarding test costs with focus on implementing lean principles to improve efficiency and reduce cost
  • Identify, select and manage third-party testing resources/companies as needed
  • Manage the design, construction and installation of all testing equipment and ensure proper maintenance of test equipment and instrumentation
  • Ensure implementation of adequate safety programs and measures to ensure the safety of personnel and machinery
  • Participate in root cause analysis and investigations of all test failures and test issues
  • Implement formal mentoring and training programs for Test Engineering personnel towards improving their skills, performance and technical knowledge
  • Maintain necessary levels of technical competence within the test organization
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date knowledge transfer plans, succession plans and employee career-path plans
  • Effectively balance customer contractual needs and requirements while developing solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Maintain frequent contact with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations, scheduling and specific phases of the test program.
  • Meet indirect budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the Integration and Test organization for process implementation and improvement
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 14 years of engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 12 years of engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 9 years of engineering experience.  
  • US Citizenship with an Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Minimum of 7 years combined experience in any of the following experience areas: Test Operations, Test Design, or Systems Integration and Test.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ technical, program, or functional leadership experience in Test Engineering.
  • Experience with data acquisition including measurement of sound and vibration and experience with root cause and problem resolution required.
  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all involved employees.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline (preferred Mechanical or Electrical Engineering).
  • US Citizenship with an Active DoD Top Secret Clearance.
  • Demonstrated success leading teams in Test Engineering.
  • Experience on Navy programs.
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Agile (SCRUM) techniques and activities.
What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan
Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
Additional benefits
       Education Assistance
       Training and Development
       9/80 Schedule at Many Sites  
https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.   Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
 

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 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.


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