Manager Electrical Engineering 2 (RF)Northridge, CA

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.

Are you ready to #definepossible in your next career growth opportunity as a Manager Electrical Engineering 2 - RF Systems ? If so, Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA may be the employer for you!

Reporting to the Director of Hardware Engineering, the Manager Electrical Engineering 2 - RF Systems will be responsible for supporting the implementation of strategic goals and objectives as applicable to the RF Engineering Group to support business objectives. The role will ensure engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the organization's established policies and procedures.

Success in this role will reflect extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Familiarity with RADAR systems, EW systems, and other signal processing systems and methods is preferred. System design and engineering development and transition-to-production experience is necessary as this position will require technical leadership and know-how in transitioning engineering development systems to full rate production. Skills and experience in multi-discipline engineering, systems integration and test are essential.

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

The selected candidate will be required to work full-time, on-site at our facility in Northridge, CA. Telework is not available for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the RF Engineering Department

  • Ensure appropriate program technical staffing, hiring plans, and staff development are coordinated & aligned with Engineering and Program Management.

  • Identify capital, facility, and other resource requirements to secure discretionary funding to support development and transition to production needs.

  • Coach and develop staff by providing an environment that encourages ongoing professional growth.

  • Ensure staff receives the appropriate training and skill development opportunities to be successful in their roles.

  • Support proposal development and substantiation of related contract activities.

  • Champion engineering process improvement initiatives to ensure alignment of operations initiatives.

  • Act as resource to the department staff by providing guidance, interpretation, training and key input regarding operating procedures and processes.

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Physics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required; MS preferred.

9+ years of experience or MS + 7 years experience in engineering.

Demonstrated experience in leading personnel.

Experience estimating tasking as well as authoring and approving Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for Proposals.

Multi-disciplinary engineering experience desired.

*Must have a current/active Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience in Missile Development, transition from Technology Development to EMD, EMD to Limited Rate Production and product life-cycle engineering.

Experience in leadership of technical teams to include in-house development and subcontractor activities

Demonstrated history of technical progression leading to engineering leadership position.

Experience in program leadership.

*Living in Northridge offers a perfect combination of urban living with the beauty of nature. It is a short drive away from downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, or the rest of the San Fernando Valley.

Take advantage of your flexible work schedule to enjoy shopping at the local Northridge Fashion Center or spend time at the local Recreation Center as well as easy access to nearby protected natural areas such as the Chatsworth Reservoir, the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lake Balboa or within driving distance, spend a day at the beach or snow ski at our local mountains. With Cal State Northridge right in the heart of town, the area has an active college-town energy combined with family-friendly suburban charm. The stunning southern California climate makes for year-round easy living. With an average of 284 sunny days during the year , it is safe to say you'll have plenty of time to enjoy your outdoor activities to the fullest.

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Northrop Grumman in Northridge-California - Northrop Grumman

Salary Range: $147,800 - $221,800

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.