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.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.
We are looking for you to join our team as an Electrical Engineering Manager 3 based out of Ventura, CA. As an Electrical Engineering Manager 3 at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.
What You'll Get to Do:
At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. We are seeking a self-starting, motivated Systems Engineering Manager 3 to join our dedicated Southern California field site team. The team is embedded with customer personnel where we design, develop, test, deliver, and operate advanced prototype, unique marine systems.
The candidate shall be well versed on both people management and the execution of technical problem solving. The manager will serve the program as a functional manager and integration engineer. The manager will have the opportunity to support a variety of highly-skilled people and unique equipment designed for marine applications. This involves a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines so a solid foundation in electrical engineering principles and the design and production process is required to be successful. In addition, the candidate must be able to work closely with customer personnel and work within challenging schedules. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. The position requires an active top secret security clearance.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provide leadership and tasking to exempt and non-exempt team members - Execute the performance management cycle
- Reward and foster culture for employees to learn and grow
- Report to functional and program management hierarchy
- Signature authority on all technical and production documentation
- Drive continuous process improvement on fielded equipment and procedures - Provide engineering design and analysis guidance
- Establish positive relationships with customer leadership
- Manage engineering timeline to support customer operations schedule
This management role will require you to complete an assessment as part of the application process. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo
- Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility
- BS Electrical Engineering or SW Engineering
- IPT Lead or similar demonstrated technical leadership or management roles - 9+ years of electrical engineering design and analysis experience with a solid grasp of engineering principles
- Ability to simultaneously manage multiple functional management and integration engineer responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
- Good communication skills with individual contributors, the management chain, and customer personnel
- Marine or ocean engineering experience
- Full product lifecycle engineering experience
- Experience with component selection and troubleshooting
- Knowledge of customer quality assurance processes
- MBA or MSEE or similar STEM
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.