Redondo Beach, California

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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
401k
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.

Qualifications:

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

Redondo Beach, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

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