Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead (level 4) - RF Test

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have a lot of 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 Manufacturing Operations Test Engineering Team is seeking an Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals.

The IPT Lead will coordinate and lead cross-discipline engineering teams (Engineering & Program Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Mission Assurance) to resolve problems.

The IPT Lead will provide Test Engineering oversight in support of testing of production hardware.

Responsibilities include assisting Test Engineering Managers with technical team leadership, project planning, cost and schedule management and tracking, technology management, risk management, performance reporting, manufacturing support and program staffing. The IPT Lead will interface with program management, the engineering team, and functional management.

Typical Responsibilities:

- Brief leadership on progress of work assigned
- Interface with Cell Management and Test Engineering team to resolve yield detractors
- Manage FTTTY to meet goals and coordinate required resources to develop root cause and corrective actions
- Provide management and leadership to technical aspect of supported areas
- Interface with program management to stay ahead of cost and schedule
- Perform failure analysis on hardware trends
- Coordinate with program IPTs on FTTTY resolutions

The IPT lead will also have a hands-on role in RF test, including design, development, and implementation of testing methods and equipment; troubleshooting; analysis of failure trends; and root cause/ corrective action.

The selected candidate will perform in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings. The selected candidate is expected to be self-motivated, highly-organized, and detail oriented and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

The ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance is required for this job. An Interim Secret clearance is required to start the job; if you do not currently have a clearance, a contingent offer may be made so you can start the job once you have an Interim Secret clearance. We would sponsor you for this clearance. MANUMS
Basic Qualifications:
BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other STEM Field
9 years of related experience (7 years with a STEM MS degree)
Leadership and/or project management experience
Experience with RF test equipment (scopes, power meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator)
Experienced in RF circuit design and troubleshooting
Ability to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance. An interim Secret clearance is required to start this job.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience as Technical lead, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead, or other leadership role in a program office or business
function with demonstrated team building, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Experience directly managing or leading engineering teams
Fluency with developing and executing project schedules
Understanding of the Design, Manufacturing, and Test process
Leadership experience including risk management, performance reporting, manufacturing support,, hardware specification, staffing
Knowledge of RF theory and concepts
An understanding of various manufacturing processes (chip mount, wirebond, SMT, etc.
Experience with automated testing is desired

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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