Manager 2 - Antenna Test Engineering

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector - located in Baltimore, MD - is seeking a Manager for the Test Operations & Product Development Labs team. The chosen candidate will be a Functional Manager to a team as well as an individual contributor or engineer lead for program or capital projects.

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.

Functional Management responsibilities include: supervise a group of 10 or more test software and hardware development engineers working various programs; 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).

Individual Contributor responsibilities include: 50% of the workload will be project management of a program or capital funded project. Duties will include effective management oversight, managing manpower and providing technical oversight to the project, and communication of status to program or business management.

The chosen candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills and strong team leadership experience.

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Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related STEM curriculum
7 years of relevant experience (5 years with an MS)
Experience in leading or managing projects and/or people
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearanceis required. An Interim Secret clearance will be required to start the job. US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
5 years of experience in a test engineering or integration & test environment
Previous antenna design or test experience
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 in designing and building test equipment
Experience in designing and managing test facilities, working with facilities engineering and facility design teams
Active Secret clearance. SAP clearances are also 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.

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