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Mgr Engineering 2 – Flight Test Instru.

Requisition ID: R10054322

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 3

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.

The Instrumentation team located in Palmdale, CA is looking for a Flight Test Instrumentation Engineering Manager 2. This position will be leading a flight test instrumentation operations section within the classified portfolio of Aeronautics Sector.  The position will be responsible for the build-up, integration, checkout, and operations of a large scale flight test instrumentation system.  
In addition to managing staff and technical activities, you will be responsible for creating and managing schedules, spend plans, staffing plans, and developing proposals for future work.  You will also be preparing presentations/reports and routinely presenting status to senior leadership.
Up to 20 % travel

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math with 9 years of professional experience or Master's degree and 7 years of professional experience.
  • 5 years of flight test experience or instrumentation/electrical fabrication.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret level clearance
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs. 
  • Demonstrated leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Solid technical understanding of instrumentation systems and architectures
  • Ability to interface with all levels of functional and program management
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technical projects from inception through completion with the ability to manage several tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of SOW elements
  • Experience coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, and spend plans.
  • Risk and opportunity management experience
  • Customer relationship experience 
  • Control Account Management Experience

Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 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.