Manager Electronics Engineering 2Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10163038

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions 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.

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 Mission Systems (NGMS) located in Linthicum, MD is seeking a strong functional leader with experience as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead and Cost Account Manager (CAM). This leader will manage and support development for a group of IPT Leads and CAMs working on programs within the Tactical Fighters business area.

IPT Leads at Northrop Grumman are responsible for leading an integrated team (e.g., mechanical, electrical, firmware, integration and test, manufacturing, GSC and more) to deliver a technically compliant product to the next higher level of integration within cost and schedule requirements. In many cases, these IPT Leads are also the CAMs for their products and support the Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

This functional leader will work with program managers to understand current and future needs and with their group members to help them develop and be successful in their IPT Lead and/or CAM roles. Ultimately, maintaining a laser focus on program performance and people development.

This position is an onsite dual role, and as such, will require an 80/20 split as an individual contributor and a manager, respectively.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute in a direct contributor capacity by supporting business area program(s) in a technical or leadership role.

  • Lead an engineering functional group of approximately 10 to 15 engineers of varying experience levels, including performance management, career development, staffing, job assignment management/prioritization, new employee onboarding, employee engagement and merit planning.

  • Work with program management in the business area to understand current and future IPT Lead / CAM program staffing needs.

  • Maintain awareness of each group member’s project responsibilities and performance, provide guidance, and help them to identify resources needed to overcome obstacles and meet project objectives.

  • Ensure application of all applicable processes in the group.

  • Review proposal content and BOEs, as well as review Comprehensive Estimate at Complete (CEAC) inputs.

  • Collaborate with section and peer functional managers in the business area on IPT Lead / CAM staffing, role standards/training/tools/templates, development opportunities, IPT Lead pipeline, and mentors/mentees.

  • Support section/business unit initiatives, recruiting, and cross business unit ribbon activities (as may be required).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or other closely related technical degree such as Physics, plus 9 years of experience or a master’s degree plus 7 years of experience in engineering, and/or engineering program/project management.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated success in a project leadership role as an IPT Lead or Test Program Manager managing a team of 10 or more engineers.

  • Experience as a Cost Account Manager (CAM) supporting the Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

  • Working knowledge of risk management

  • Familiarity with the organizational processes, roles, tools and facilities related to hardware design, development, test and/or production at the NGMS BWI facility.

  • Experience supporting proposals and Basis of Estimates (BOEs).

  • Experience briefing NG customers and executive management.

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Current/active Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain approval for Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Demonstrated success leading large high-performing teams as an IPT Lead and CAM through design, development and/or transition to production at NGMS BWI.

  • Strong working knowledge of the factory and engineering/production test.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • PMP certification a plus

  • Active and current Top Secret government clearance a plus

This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance or the transferal of an active DoD Secret Clearance.

A full secret clearance is required to start, this role is contingent upon obtaining full clearance prior to starting.

This positions 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.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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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.

Salary Range: $145,000 - $217,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.