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Engineering Manager

Requisition ID: R10085197

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Beavercreek, OH, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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: 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.

Join Northrop Grumman, and be part of the Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. We design systems that science fiction writers can only dream up; they’re just that cool!

Our Northrop Grumman Ohio locations are part of a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation that is headquartered in Ohio. It is a rare example of an organization with a small business culture that is operating collaboratively with its larger business parent entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site(s) at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise as the new employee while learning from the genius next to you. Remember when you were excited about getting to work because the challenge of the problem, the importance of the solution and the fun you had with your team?  It's that kind of place!

We are seeking a cleared or clearable Engineering Manager for a critical role in our engineering organization to be responsible for managing a team and ensuring successful completion of projects.

This is a dual role position, involving direct management of a talented team of high performing multi-discipline engineers as well as project engineering leadership for technically advanced development programs to produce cutting edge hardware and/or software products at the Ohio facility that supports National Defense partners. The products produced at this facility support all domains of intelligence and defense battle-spaces including land, sea, air, cyber , and space. Many of the problem-sets our customers expect us to solve do not have known solutions, so ingenuity is essential.  

We have a preference for candidates with experience in multiple relevant technology areas, such as software development, RF hardware development, electromechanical packaging, FPGA firmware development, and/or DSP algorithm development. Ideal candidates for this position have extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in all aspects of engineering. Less experienced candidates that demonstrate high technological aptitude with a willingness and desire to learn are equally qualified for this position.

Your direct management responsibilities will include:

- Managing and guiding multi-discipline engineers

- Setting objectives and then monitoring and reviewing yearly progress for your team

- Being responsible and accountable for managing the workload of your direct reports

- Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring top-ranked engineering talent

- Providing timely, constructive support and feedback to your reports on a regular basis

- Completing semi-annual performance assessments of your team members

- Motivating your team members (engagement) and facilitating regular meetings with them

- Providing mentoring and career development to each team member

- Coordinating training for each team member

- Providing appropriate tools and resources for your team’s development activities

Your project engineering leadership duties will include:

- Leadership of program technical execution in order to meet cost and schedule constraints

- Program staffing for optimal execution

- Technical direction, guidance, and mentoring of project team members

- Working programs, proposals, or internally-funded activities in a technical or leadership role

- Risk-mitigation planning and execution

- Strategic problem solving

- Earned value management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, or other STEM degree
  • Demonstrated technical leadership, engineering management, and/or program management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Candidate must have minimum of 9 years’ experience in an engineering role
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of supervisory/management experience or technical engineering leadership role
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, active Top Secret clearance
  • Experience with design and development of Positions, Navigation and Timing (PNT), Electronic Warefare, or mixed signal technologies
  • Experience with FPGA-based systems for signal processing applicants
  • Experience as a technical lead, functional lead, and/or leadership in the military
  • Experience in multiple relevant technology areas
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in recruiting and developing top engineering talent
  • M.S., M.B.A., or other advanced degree

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



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.