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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Integration and Test - Manager 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

The Palmdale Center of Excellence Lab Operations, Engineering and Test Department is looking for a passionate and dedicated Mission System Test Section Manager to join our Oklahoma City team. As a manager in our Systems Integration and Test team, you will lead a team of system test engineers that verify subsystem and system level hardware and software functionality for an advanced technology program, the B-2 Spirit program.

This person will manage a group of 12 to 15 engineers and will be responsible for maintaining and updating the test process as necessary. The position will be expected to manage scope/effort and build task assessments as well as bidding on new projects.

The selected candidate will be responsible for and accountable to manage day-to-day tasks of a team of 12-15 engineers and test conductors. You will also be responsible for management of costs and schedules and to build estimates and proposals for new projects. Ongoing tasking includes, but is not limited to: decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with 7 years aerospace engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 5 years of experience in aerospace engineering; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 2 years of aerospace engineering experience.

  • At least 3 years of relevant aerospace test experience (lab, ground, or flight)

  • Demonstrated experience leading people

  • Demonstrated experience managing technical execution

  • Active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid technical understanding of avionics systems and architectures

  • Ability to interface with all levels of functional and program management

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technical projects from inception through completion with the ability to manage several tasks/projects simultaneously

  • Ability to manage cost, schedule, and technical performance of SOW elements

  • Experience coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, and spend plans.

  • Risk and opportunity management experience

  • Customer relationship experience

  • Ability to analyze data and extract trends, anomalies, and errors.

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 statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering