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Northrop Grumman Manager 3 - Space Vehicle Solar Array IPT Lead in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Solar Array Photovoltaic Assembly (PVA) IPT Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, Ca.

Role and Responsibilities:

Lead the multi-disciplinary Space Vehicle Solar Array Photovoltaic Assembly (PVA) Engineering Team thru requirements and architecture definition; product development and qualification; flight production; assembly, integration & test (AI&T), and delivery to Space Vehicle (SV) AI&T.

  • Support SV AI&T as needed with post-delivery integration and problem resolution.

  • Manage multiple subcontractors statements of work.

  • Manage cost, technical and schedule baseline for non-recurring qualification and flight production efforts.

  • Interface with internal and external customers.

  • Report program status.

  • Support SV/Bus architecture trades.

  • Partner with Global Supply Chain (GSC) to lead planning and procurement of long-lead parts/materials.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 7 or more years of experience in Aerospace Industry (5+ with a MS STEM degree, 3+ with a PhD STEM degree)

  • Management experience leading a team

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the past 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad understanding of spacecraft solar array photovoltaic assembly processes and products with a proven ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to these discipline areas

  • Subcontract Technical Management experience

  • Cost Account Manager (CAM) experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Experience interfacing with senior management, peers, and employees

  • Self-directed technical leader with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in on Space Programs

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 most positions.

Job Category : Engineering