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Space Manager Electronics Engineering 1 (No Clearance Required to Start)

Requisition ID: R10103285

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Join Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division (PGSD) on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across space systems. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. 


Northrop Grumman Space Systems, PGSD is seeking a Manager – Electronics Engineer 1, to join their team, supporting Remote Sensing Programs (RSP) in Baltimore, MD.


The candidate will manage a Power Conversion Technology design group within the Hardware Engineering organization. Emphasis is placed on leading a team of power electronics design engineers that support development and production programs, and new business pursuits to ensure quality engineering solutions. Our engineering work includes full life-cycle programs including system design, development, system integration, hands on test, training, and production.


This position will report to the department manager of the Electrical Design & Digital Technologies department within Hardware Engineering. Minimal travel is expected.


Roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • General team supervision, performance management, career development, staffing, merit planning, engagement, employee rewards and recognition, and resolving personnel issues

  •  Provide project and technical oversight for design activities performed by the group

  • Technical leadership on a piece of a larger program

  • Strategic hiring and employee skills development, labor forecasting and execution through close collaboration with program management, and balancing employee needs with business goals

  • Excellent verbal, organizational, and written communication skills are required.

  • Manpower and resource assignment

  • Technical risk assessment and mitigation

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and mentoring

  • Analysis of design tools, processes, and technologies needed to support strategic product plans

  • Maintain and ensure application of design processes and guidelines used by the department

  • Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Lead or support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and NCTA project leadership


Basic Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline plus 5 years of engineering experience OR Master of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline plus 3 years of engineering experience OR a Ph.D. with 0 years of experience
  • 3 years of Electrical design experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 6 years of related engineering experience including 4 years of power electronics design experience

  • Technical and people leadership of diverse and inclusive teams

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously

  • Experience with program management, functional management, and/or customer management

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


Salary Range: $117,600 USD - $176,400 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.