San Diego, California

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.

The Triton System Integration, Test and Evaluation (SIT&E) organization seeks an experienced engineering manager to fill the Test IPT Development Program Lead.

This individual will be responsible for managing the development and execution of integration and test campaigns for the Triton Development Program. This will include working with leading a cross-functional team of engineers in the integration of software increments into our labs, Test Engineers in the development and execution of test plans and procedures in both lab and flight test environments. It will also include being the IPT representative interacting with program managers and customers on cost, schedule, and technical performance for all aspects of the Development Program.

The position requires technical knowledge of various systems, design, and development, with a strong foundation in system testing and experience in flight test. The selected candidate must act with speed, guide others in producing quality work, be self-motivated, and have the ability to communicate complex issues and solutions. A successful track record of program performance, interpersonal team building skills, and earned value management experience is required.

Additional responsibilities include:
- Coordinating with support homerooms and providing timely resource forecasts to ensure proper staffing is in place to execute the SOW
- Driving process rigor, ensure compliance to meet company, program, and security requirements
- Developing and tracking closure plans for issues, risks, and opportunities
- Coordinating technical findings with other IPTs and leading troubleshooting and resolution activities
- Tracking leading indicator technical metrics to status leadership and detect and prevent issues
- Continually seek to improve our integration & test engineering rigor and efficiency
- Ensure Change Requests are properly reviewed for Test Engineering cost & schedule impacts
- Help drive adoption of Test Like You Fly risk assessments, test automation, self-reporting configuration, virtual test environments, continuous integration, fix-it-now, and other IFC Affordability Initiatives
- Proposal activities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline AND 9 years of related professional/military experience OR a Master's degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience.
  • Two+ years Leadership experience managing staff
  • Active In-Scope DoD Secret Clearance
  • Understanding of earned value cost account management and experience with material/labor estimating
  • Experience in Lab or Flight integration and Test
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active In-Scope DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Previous experience working directly with customers and suppliers
  • Systems Engineering background
Salary Range: $155,400 USD - $233,200 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

San Diego, California

 

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