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Specialty Test and Section Mgr Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10099226

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, 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, 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.

The Test Design and Instrumentation Engineering Department is seeking a Section Manager to lead a team of Specialty Test Engineers supporting the Strike Program in Melbourne, FL.

This is a dual role Section Manager Specialty Test Manager and Special Environmental Test Manager. The candidate will be responsible for functional management of staff as a Section Manager within the System Integration and Test & Evaluation (SI&TE) Directorate.  The candidate will also be required to be a Specialty Test Engineer on the Strike IPT. The candidate will be responsible for functional management of Specialty Test Engineers and provide technical oversight to System Test and Integration activities on the program (IPT). 

The successful candidate will help their section members understand our organization's vision and principles, build a culture that empowers and motivates individual excellence, and establish functional homeroom shared accountability for program performance.

Section Manager responsibilities include working closely with the Test Design and Instrumentation Department Manager and fellow section managers to implement department and CoE initiatives, ensuring successful planning and execution of program test engineering activities, collaborating with programs to satisfy staffing needs and provide operations support (metrics collection and analysis, etc.), setting Talent + goals and providing regular performance feedback to employees, supporting the annual salary review and promotion process, mentoring and developing the next generation of technical and project leadership, and improving and enforcing test engineering processes and procedures.

The Special Environmental Test Manager will be responsible for leading and executing an exciting statement of work on a classified program. This position will be both an IPT Lead and a Functional Homeroom Manager.

Responsibilities include the following:
•    Report to the Specialty Test IPT Lead
•    Lead and oversee the technical SOW
•    Including incremental and full-scale testing
•    Cost Account Manager for Associated Networks
•    Interface with technical government counterpart
•    Travel up to 25% to test ranges or government facilities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science STEM degree and 9 years of relevant experience; 7 years with a Masters
  • Must have a current DoD Secret with re-investigation in the last 4-5 years.
  • Must be able to obtain Special Program access prior to start and ability to maintain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS STEM Degree
  • Prior leadership and Management experience
  • Active TS Clearance
  • Program Cleared
  • Experience in Environmental Testing
  • Nx and CPLM Experience

Salary Range: $127,700 USD - $191,500 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.