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Manager Electronics Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10106265

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

We are looking for you to join our team as an Electronics Engineering Manager with our Mission Systems Sector, based in San Diego, CA.

As an Electronics Engineering Manager 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 innovation.

What You'll Get to Do:

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, 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 build 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

If this is you…keep reading!

The Electronics Engineering Manager will be responsible for supporting the Joint All-Domain Gateway (JAD-G) Operating Unit (OU), within the Networked Solutions (NS) Business Unit.  This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Direct supervision/management of Hardware Engineering staff within the JAD-G OU, primarily supporting the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program, across the portfolio of BACN Task Orders.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback to direct reports.
  • Management of engineering staffing to include aligning engineering talent with program needs, monitoring staffing levels relative to current/upcoming work, interviewing and hiring engineers as needed.
  • Program planning and performance relative to cost, schedule, technical performance. Ensuring quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages on system development-type contracts and/or sustainment contracts.
  • Assists with research, design, development, and testing of a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment, as well as networking and other communications equipment and systems.
  • Lead Hardware development activities within the organization.
  • Will assist the Hardware Integrated Product Team (IPT) on proposals, to include authoring and approving Basis of Estimates (BOEs), as well as Technical Volume inputs; support Control Account Manager (CAM) activities and Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Support and participate in external and internal audits as required.
  • Ensure all Hardware engineering contractual requirements are being met, to include Contract Data Requirement List (CDRL) and non-CDRL deliverables.
  • Involvement with the electronics lifecycle such as: specifications, trade studies, architecture, design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Maintain version control of documents, deliverables, and collaboration tools.

Basic Qualifications for Manager Electronics Engineering 2:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related STEM field from an accredited institution with a minimum of 9 years of experience; OR 7 years of experience with a Masters (MS) degree; OR 4 years of experience with a PhD.
  • Proficiency in the following: cable design, mechanical design, designing for manufacturability and assembly, mechanical analysis/simulation (static, modal & thermal), design of airborne payloads, component identification/selection, designing for SWaP-constrained environments.
  • Experience designing with 3D modeling software such as Solidworks, Creo, or Catia.
  • Clearance: Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance
  • Proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point.

Preferred Qualifications for Manager Electronics Engineering 2:

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Electronics and/or Hardware Engineering.
  • Prior engineering functional management experience (executing performance appraisals, staffing allocations, design process leadership, and career goals development).
  • Prior experience as a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor.
  • Knowledge of electronics and payloads subsystems.
  • Experience in designing systems of electronic components.
  • Demonstrated experience leading medium to large complex projects.
  • Demonstrated experience executing government projects on time and to budget while ensuring project output meets stated scope.


Salary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 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.