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 sector has an opening for a S03 Lab Integration Engineering Manager to join our Weapons Systems Integration and Test team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.
The Lab, Integration, & Test (LIT) team is responsible for the build, management, software tools, software models, and system testing that occurs in the Weapon System Integration Facility (WSIF) in Melbourne, Florida. The WSIF is an 180,000 Sq. Ft. laboratory that covers all aspects of aircraft systems. The Lab Integration Manager 3 will report directly the Lab Director with the primary focus on ensuring timely development and integration of new lab capabilities to meet program needs.
A successful candidate will have an understanding of processes associated system test to include lab design, software, and system level testing of aircraft. Involvement with Hardware-in-the-Loop lab test environment, where testers can test like they fly is a major benefit. A highly successful candidate will also understand the business side of running a laboratory as this team has a large statement of work. The selected candidate will also be ready to support the "Own it!" culture of the Lab Team that integrates the diversity of talents into performance.
Primary Responsibilities include:
Development of strategic plans to deploy capabilities within the lab that meets program milestones and objectives
Development and maintenance of detailed execution plans to ensure all elements are accounted for and tracked to completion
Coordination across the labs (including Lab Operations, and Test Teams) for configuration definition and management of the lab environments per strategic Lab Plan
Support of proposed efforts to enhance or modify the lab environment for future objectives
Resolution of issues and limitations within the lab environment
Leadership and management of alpha test integration efforts and lab acceptance tests to ensure applicability and readiness of new lab configurations
Track, analyze, and report on project cost, schedule, and performance
Identify efficiencies to ensure technical and business objectives are achieved
Other duties as assigned.
The selected candidate will help their section members understand our organization's vision and principles, build a culture that empowers and motivates individual excellence, and establish program and functional accountability for performance. The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
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.
Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering OR a Master's degree in a STEM discipline AND 7 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering.
Must have 5+ years of prior management /leadership experience in Aerospace Industry
Must have experience with Lab Build, Design, and Integration supporting Aircraft Development Programs
Must have ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Active DoD Clearance and/or Special Program Access
Experience Leading Development or Test Teams
Master's or PhD Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university or Business Degree.
Program Management Experience
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: $152,100 - $228,100
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.
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.