Manager Systems Engineering 3 - Survivability

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Survivability Engineering Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The successful candidate will lead a team of Survivability Engineers supporting Manufacturing. Providing guidance based on goals, objectives & company policy. Manager responsibilities include: planning, risk management, and project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for Survivability related contract and NCTA work in support of Advanced Program.

Support of integration of LO Designs into manufacturing processes and methods
Management of LO Liaison Engineering and MRB activities
Integration and execution of LO Measurement tools (Tier 0 through Tier IV) to support the program objectives
Responsible for the planning and execution of budgets and work packages to meet technical, cost and schedule program requirements
Responsible for EVMS, Schedule, and Risk reporting and tracking.
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules. Identifies program problems and obtains solutions.
Forecasts resource needs and collaborates with FHR to ensure properly trained / skilled team is available to execute contractual requirements.
Directs the work of employees assigned to the program.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:
Basic Qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or related STEM field.
An active Top Secret DoD clearance with Periodic Review or investigation within the last 6 years.
Ability to obtain SAP/SAR access to programs
15 years' experience directly related to Survivability / Low Observables or 10 years with a Master's Degree in related field.
Leadership experience.
Proven success leading teams to execute projects on schedule within budget.
Excellent written and verbal communication, mentoring experience, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Master's Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or related STEM field.
SAP/SAR access to programs
10 years' experience directly related to Survivability / Low Observables.
Previous personnel management experience.
Familiarity with the Low Observable customer community.
Excellent written and verbal communication, mentoring experience, and interpersonal skills.
Experience in several aspects of Survivability airframe integration including edges, propulsion, surface details, antennas, volume, and signature allocation and budgeting.
Experience supporting RCS testing at indoor and outdoor test facilities including data post processing and diagnostic techniques.
Experience developing, qualifying and implementing RCS inspection tools

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