Northrop Grumman

Mgr Electrical Engineering 2 - Space Vehicle Electrical Power Systems Section Manager

1 week agoRedondo Beach, CA

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division:
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Space Vehicle Electrical Power Systems Section Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

As a section manager reporting to the Electrical Power Systems & Design Integration Department, you will spend up to 20% of your time leading a group of 10 to 15 engineers responsible for space vehicle electrical power subsystem, battery, and solar array photovoltaic engineering. You will spend the balance of your time (~80%) providing engineering support to various Space Systems programs.

The section manager has the responsibility to:
Perform resource planning and staffing to meet program demands.

Participate in career fairs, social networking events, and college hiring events to attract electrical power systems engineering talent to the organization.

Promote team member development including skills training, professional seminar sponsorship, and training material development.

Be an advocate for the career advancement of your team by promoting knowledge sharing and mentor / protégé relationships.

Execute performance management, including employee goal setting, feedback solicitation, performance discussions, compensation planning, and issue resolution.

Lead the deployment, measurement, and improvement of tailored, lean processes and tools and sponsor reduction strategies.

Provide proposal, technical project standup, and program review support.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts
Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.
For more details, please view: Northrop Grumman Benefits
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 7+ years of experience in engineering OR Master's degree in electrical engineering or related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 5+ years of experience in engineering

Must be able to obtain and maintain at least ONE of the following U.S. Government security clearances: Department of Defense Top Secret level OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).

Demonstrated management or leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior functional management experience OR engineering team lead experience.

Previous experience with space vehicle electrical power subsystems, solar array photovoltaic, and/or battery engineering.

Have at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances: Department of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years OR SCI access with an SSBI completed within 5 years OR Department of Energy Q clearance with an SSBI completed within 5 years.

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Job ID: NorthropGrumman-21005541