Mgr Electronics Engineering 3 (D& L Deputy IPT)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking 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 efforts 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 commitment 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 looking for aDigital, Links and Power ConverterIPT for the Manhattan Beach facility.

This individual will be assistingthe IPT Director in leading a multi-disciplined Digital and Links Team in the management and execution of the baseline design/development, subcontract management, manufacturing and test of the complex high bandwidth D&L portfolio for multiple shipsets of flight hardware. Disciplines will include RF, mixed signal, digital, product design and production.

The duties will include:

  • Partnering with the Digital and Links IPT to manage cross-functional engineering team of 100+ engineers
  • Managing and executing the cost, schedule and technical baselines of the P093 D&L package
  • Managing and leading the development of the D&L architecture and detailed design of technologies such as RF MMICs, digital and mixed signal ASICs, high density printed wiring boards, and high speed digital interfaces
  • Overseeing the management of multiple suppliers for key components
  • Leading strategies for future D&L enhancements and improvements, with focus on affordability Position will require extensive interface and coordination with program management, customer counterparts, and contractor boundaries
  • Leading strategies for Future Enhancements and Improvements with a focus on affordability
  • Securing RFPs, leading & preparing proposals, and baseline planning for new activities
  • Participating in P093 Group 2 activities for Digital hardware, including requirement/SOW development, acquisition management, and source selection
  • Overseeing and providing senior leadership to Digital engineering development activities
  • Identifying and realizing opportunities to reduce cost and improve processes; maintain & evolve Digital hardware cost models
  • Representing Digital and Links IPT, with frequent customer, supplier, program and functional leadership interaction.
  • Meeting all security, organizational conflict of interest, export control, protection of proprietary information, and risk and opportunity management processes

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Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical discipline
- Minimum of 7 years of experience indigital or power electronics
- Active SCI DoD clearance
- Program technical leadership experience
- Experience leading atechnical team toward successful product delivery
- Experience in program execution anddemonstrated ability to meet program technical, cost, and schedule milestones
- Hands-on knowledge of programmatic/CAM processes, project planning and scheduling, cost control, change control, EVMS, staffing, coordination and oversight of technical work effort
-Knowledge of end-to-end program lifecycle
- Hands-on experience in managing one phase of a technical program through delivery of a product
- Proven partnership/collaboration skills
- Proven ability to partner with cross IPTs/cross disciplines within a team

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's degree in an engineering or technical discipline preferred
- Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organization

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