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 landing on the moon. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, technical innovation, and working together to define the possible. We are committed to a culture of integrity, ethics and respect. We achieve our performance goals with diverse and inclusive teams and remain accountable for our quality and customer commitments.
This position is for a Functional Manager of thermal, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer analysts, supporting the Mission Systems Sector, in the Mechanical Analysis Section of the Mechanical Technology and Design Services department (at Baltimore, MD, located near BWI). The manager will be responsible for both functional management and technical supervision of a Thermal Design and Analysis group. The manager also ensures that the people, processes, and tools are in place to maintain program cost and schedule performance, while meeting program customer thermal and fluids design requirements.
This is a dual role manager position, involving technical responsibilities as well. These include oversight of the thermal analysis activities for sensor systems, in varying environments, including airborne, space, maritime and land based. Technical areas of proficiency include leading a thermal analysis team, knowledge of thermal management systems, heat transfer and fluid dynamics. The manager will also be responsible for attending internal technical reviews and customer reviews, analysis/test report approval, and thermal trade studies.
The manager is also responsible for staffing plans, staff performance evaluation, goal planning, process improvement, roadmap development, and hiring to manage analysis demand and skill attrition. The manager will be able to lead through positive changes, as a champion for improvement and innovation. Employee engagement and development will be maintained through a combination of training, employee career coaching, mentoring, identification of stretch assignments, and engagement action planning. The manager will be able to meet performance goals with consideration for work/life balance of the staff. The candidate should have strong communications skills, and an ability to build and maintain relationships with direct staff, customers, and cross organization partners.
Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9 years of relevant professional experience; OR a master's degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of relevant professional experience; OR a PhD in STEM with 4 years of relevant professional experience
Experienced understanding of Electronics Cooling, Fluid Dynamics, and Heat Transfer
Experienced in the use of finite element methods for thermal or CFD analysis
US Citizenship, with the ability to receive DoD Secret clearance (or higher)
Experience in technical leadership, project leadership
Strong leadership qualities, including excellent verbal and written communication, cross organization collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills
Demonstrated success leading high performing teams (technical, Integrated Product Team Lead, Agile, or functional management)
Expertise with Electronics Thermal Management and Heat Transfer principles
Expertise with ANSYS Icepak or Fluent
Experience leading process improvement, or introduction of new tools projects
Experience supporting or leading projects and or proposals
Experience leading a thermal laboratory within budget constraints
Familiarity with Siemens NX
Active DoD Secret Clearance or Higher
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.
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
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Salary Range: $128,400 - $192,600
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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