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Manager 2 Engineering, Vehicle Subsystems Integration

Requisition ID: R10113105

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SAP
  • 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: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Vehicle Engineering Section Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals working at our Melbourne, Florida campus (2 positions available).

Job Summary: This hands-on leadership position will manage a team of 10-15 engineers toward completion of program directed activity while also performing functional manager duties reporting to the department manager (approx. 80% engineering responsibilities). As technical lead you will ensure the team meets program schedule and budget goals while also employing good design practice principles. As a functional manager you will be responsible for people, processes, tools, and technology to meet the current and future design and analysis needs of unclassified and classified programs. You may also support technology, tools, and process initiatives across the sector.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide technical and functional oversight to one of the following teams:

    • Electrical Wiring Design – Team creates subsystem architecture for all subsystems in the vehicle along with designing cable assemblies, supporting cable build, and possible on-site functional checkout on a very limited basis.

    • Subsystem Integration – Team coordinates with multiple internal teams (system Responsible Engineers, software teams, maintenance and pilot communities, Lab Infrastructure) to develop test procedures in support of verifying program requirements. A significant aspect to this role is troubleshooting when things don’t function as expected.  

  • Provide leadership, mentorship, direction, engagement, and skill development to team members

  • Ensure team follows NGC policies

  • Coordinate staffing with IPTs and support the hiring process (to include resume review, interviewing, offer recommendations, and onboarding)

  • Establish and manage performance goals and provide regular feedback

  • Administer Performance Management Process and salary review processes in conjunction with program IPT leaders and functional homeroom.

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, and you 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 develop 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 9 years of relevant professional/military experience; OR Master's degree in a relevant STEM discipline and 7 years of relevant professional/military experience

  • Experience in Cable Design and/or Subsystems Integration

  • Background in military air vehicles

  • Active in-scope DoD Secret clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in technical leadership and guidance in Vehicle Design and/or Integration

  • Demonstrated ability and experience leading an engineering or cross-functional team

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.