Electronics Engineering Manager 2-OKCOklahoma City, OK

Requisition ID: R10160162

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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

  • 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.

Our Platform Laboratory Systems & Design (PLSD) group is seeking a Manager of Electronics Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, OK and Tinker Air Force Base. You will oversee a team of professionals who are actively developing Custom Testing Solutions and Specialized Support Equipment for the LGM-35A Sentinel Missile & other platforms.


  • Manage the staffing profile for a hardware design team of ~15 Engineers and technical staff

  • Direct all phases of Engineering design projects from proposal through test and delivery

  • Identify, mitigate, and manage technical risks

  • Ensure schedule and technical performance for any and all project commitments

  • Participate in basis of estimate development & contract proposals

  • Work with multiple teams and cross-functional departments to achieve successful outcomes

  • Implement best practices/continuous improvement initiatives to gain additional efficiencies and cost savings throughout contract/product lifecycle

  • Develop customer relationships and customer intimacy

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees

  • Own and lead improvements across employee engagement, hiring, development, training, attraction, and retention of top talent

  • Mentor, develop, and train team members

  • Interface with all levels of leadership to meet or exceed performance for all program deliverables

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related STEM field and 9 years of related experience as defined below, OR a Master of Science degree in Engineering or related STEM field and 7 years of related experience as defined below

  • Demonstrated experience directly leading a team of engineering professionals

  • Related experience includes professional and/or military experience to include a background in: Design Engineering, Systems Engineering

  • Engineering Management, and/or Program Management related functions

  • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills

  • The ability to obtain/maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs

  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary technical teams

  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense industry (development or test)

  • Must be a US Citizen and have an Active DoD SECRET or higher security clearance with investigation in the last five (5) years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Program clearance

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously

  • Previous functional management experience leading a team of engineers for at least 1 year or more

  • Experience as a IPT Lead, RE, or other demonstrated leadership role related to program execution

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value, with the ability to build milestone schedules for execution purposes

  • Experience in Nuclear Surety

  • Experience with HW/SW Integration

  • Experience in an Agile development environment

  • Experience in Instrumentation or Avionics systems

  • Experience in Additive Manufacturing or 3D-Print design & technologies

  • Experience using CAD tools and PLM systems

Salary Range: $124,200 - $186,400

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.