Mgr Electronics Engineering 2

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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Section Manager for the Product and Subsystem Development Section, in the Laser & Sensor Subsystems Department. The Section Manager will be responsible for managing a team of approximately 10-25 engineers and technicians responsible for the design, analysis, production & testing of laser and sensor products providing support to multiple government programs in both open & classified environments. In addition, this Section Manager will act as the Lab Manager for the Laser & Sensor Subsystems Department, ensuring safe operation and compliance with internal policies and procedures. Strong communication, leadership, strategic thinking, effective execution, and team building skills are highly desired.

Roles and Responsibilities
Ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, making decisions regarding awards, balancing resources among programs, and verifying proper charging practices are followed
Managing member performance, creating and delivering performance evaluations, overseeing the salary review process, and supervising employee development and mentoring efforts (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)
Coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and managing employee movement between programs
Making sure members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools
Overseeing lab usage and lab compliance with sector procedures and guidance.
Meeting indirect budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization.

In addition to the people and lab management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 50% of the candidates time as described below, the selected candidate will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities. Tasking to be reassigned, if any, must be coordinated with candidate's current project lead.

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Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an accredited institution
- A minimum of 5 years of experience related to lab activities involving lasers, sensors or optics
- Proven leadership, communication, program collaboration, and people development skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance with SSBI
- Familiarity with NGAS safety, technical and administrative processes and procedures is highly desired
- People/project management and engineering development experience

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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