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Manager Electronics Engineering 1

Requisition ID: R10100410

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Mission Systems sector is seeking a Test Engineering Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA, supporting the F22 Sustaining and JCREW programs.

Join the men and women of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in meeting the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.

Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio, and electronic warfare product application to enable networked communications . As part of the corporation’s Communications Center of Excellence, we are the ‘equipment providers.’ Our team of communication systems experts is producing state-of-the-art electronic warfare and mission critical Communication, Navigation, and Identification equipment.

Job Scope

The Test Engineering Manager 1 reports to the Operations Engineering Manager and is responsible for the supervision of engineers and other salaried professionals. The ideal candidate manages a team that is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of testing methods and equipment. The team plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices. The team also provides the test area with parameters for sample testing and specifies tests to be performed, compiles data, and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements. The Test Engineering Manager oversees process improvement projects related to testing that are aligned with business strategies, and also contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.

The position requires interface and coordination with other Production support departments as well as regular interface with multiple levels of management. Basic knowledge of Shop Floor Control Systems is desired. The candidate must have proficient writing, presentation, and team skills as well as the ability to conduct presentations to upper management.

Direct Work Involvement

Monitors work operations of exempt and/or non-exempt employees on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, on-going operational tasks of organizational groups.

Policy Involvement

Executes department procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 Years of relevant experience, plus a bachelor's degree in a relevant STEM degree; 3 years with a Masters; 0 years with a PhD.
  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance and special program access as needed
  • Excellent communication skills with capability of briefing all levels of management
  • Basic understanding of electronic hardware and its interaction with software
  • Project planning and management experience for moderately complex tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher-level degree in Electrical Engineering or another related technical field
  • Experience in a full rate electronics manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with government contract work
  • Strong business understanding from a decision-making standpoint
  • Active DoD security clearance

Salary Range: $123,200 USD - $184,800 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.