Manager, Electronics Engineering 2
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, located in Linthicum, MD is seeking an Antenna Test Engineering Manager for the Test Operations & Product Development Labs team.
The dual-role manager position comprises both group management duties as well as the performance of individual productive work on several programs and capital projects. The Manager will spend around 25% of their time on support of the organization (people leadership) and around 75% of their time on technical program work.
Management responsibilities : The Antenna Test Engineering Manager will lead a team of 10-15 engineers who work on various programs, performing antenna test equipment designs and integration with new hardware, engineering and production software development, and antenna test production support. The Manager will perform yearly goal setting; evaluate performance; enable skill development and career growth; monitor compliance with department processes and company values; provide team leadership and engagement; and approve weekly time charging. The Manager will also interact with program business areas to coordinate staffing and other program support (e.g. proposal reviews, customer meetings, capital and NCTA planning). Strong team leadership qualities including excellent communication and organizational skills are needed.
Technical responsibilities : The manager will be responsible for technical program work which is comprised of leading projects for a program or capital funded project. This includes effective management oversight, managing manpower and providing technical oversight and engineering direction to the project as well as communicating the projects status to Program or Business Management. The Manager will work with the engineers on their team to support the programs, test software and test equipment design related to phased array testing, troubleshoot RF issues, support root cause corrective actions , with a sensitivity to cost, schedule and quality.
The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as needed to accomplish team and department goals. Will be able to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching.
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related technical curriculum plus 9 years of relevant experience; or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related technical curriculum plus 7 years of relevant experience
Experience leading/managing tasks, projects and/or people
Must have a current, active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP) clearance
Preferred Qualifications :
Previous antenna design or test experience
Experience with software development for controlling test equipment and for data analysis
Functional manager, program manager, IPT lead, and/or other significant leadership role that included people and technical leadership as well as project cost and schedule responsibilities
Experience designing and building test equipment
Experience designing and managing test facilities, working with facilities engineering and facility design teams
Experience with software development
Salary Range: $141,100 USD – $211,700 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.
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