Manager Digital Engineering 2Linthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10163193

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (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, but they’re also making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Sector is seeking an experienced leader to fill the Manager Digital Engineering 2 position in the Networked Information Solutions & Payload Ground Systems (NIS & PGS) organization based in Baltimore, MD.

Roles and responsibilities:

The Digital Technology Manager role involves balancing both the overall functional oversight and management of a team of 10-15 digital engineers as well as performance of productive work on a program or several programs. The management side involves leading a team of FPGA/firmware and digital hardware design engineers of varying experience levels. Responsibilities include staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, goal-setting, mentoring and career development; employee training; recruiting and retention. The direct program work may include digital engineering technical work, conducting design reviews, IPT leadership, consulting, proposal support, or any other appropriate technical function.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate must provide performance feedback to his/her direct reports regularly. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. He/she will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors and program managers. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of experience, a Master’s degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or related technical fields.

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • A current/active DoD secret clearance is required and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • Must have experience in management of employees or management of a project.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in mentoring and the ability to build highly engaged teams.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present knowledge to a wide variety of audiences of different backgrounds effectively.

  • Experience with designing and/or leading/managing digital design projects.

  • Experience in all aspects of the digital design process, from requirements analysis through verification testing.

  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or related technical fields.

  • A current/active DoD secret clearance is required and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • Experience leading teams in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

  • Experience leading/managing digital hardware, FPGA, ASIC, SoC, and/or digital subsystem design projects.

  • Knowledge of current digital technologies (digital hardware, FPGA, ASIC, SoC, verification, and/or subsystem).

This position is contingent upon the successful transfer of an active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain or maintain Special Program Access (SAP).

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.