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Northrop Grumman Mgr Electronics Engineering 3 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 .

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman is looking for an experienced individual to lead a multi-discipline team developing a the Payload Data Processor (PDP) for the Next Generation Geosynchronous (NGG) program. The candidate will possess project management and technical leadership skills to oversee all aspects of hardware definition and production. The candidate will be the primary interface with the customer and ensures the program meets all requirements. The candidate will also work with cross-functional, cross-program team to execute the programs. Lastly, the candidate will work with strategic suppliers and with other another NG sector for manufacturing of the electrical ground support equipment.

Other tasks are to Identify program problems and work towards a positive resolution. The candidate must also proactively manage program risks and opportunities as well as customer expectations. Lastly, the candidate must effectively communicates with customers.

This role includes Cost Account Management responsibility of a $50M package that will report progress and cost and schedule metrics. The candidate will also lead proposal efforts for insertion of PDP unit into other opportunities.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM field from an accredited institution and a minimum of 7 years of experience in hardware design/development or production

  • Previous leadership experience and the ability to manage engineers and technicians in a process driven environment

  • Experience in program execution and demonstrated ability to meet program technical, cost, and schedule milestones

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience developing Electronics for military or spacecraft applications

  • Digital or Mixed signal unit, slice, board, and/or ASIC/FPGA design and development experience

  • Experience with protected SATCOM programs (Milstar, AEHF, EPS, or similar program)

  • Experience with subcontract management

  • Experience with Northrop electronic production environment

  • Hands-on knowledge of programmatic/CAM processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organization

  • Active DOD Top Secret or SCI clearance or in-scobe SSBI with investigation date within the last 7 years

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