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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that affect 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 flourishes with intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable dedication to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems located in Patuxent River, MD has a current opening for the E-2D Integrated Test Team (ITT) Contractor Flight Test Director.

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.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector and the E-2D ITT is seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the dual role of E-2D ITT Contractor Flight Test Director (CFTD) and section manager of 10-20 aircrew and engineers. Candidate will be based in Patuxent River, MD and be part of the leadership team of the E-2D ITT. The CFTD is NGC's senior representative and the site lead at the ITT and the point of contact with host squadron leadership and the PMA.

- Possess in depth knowledge of air vehicle and mission systems testing

- Capable of supporting business development activities, support proposals (generate schedules and cost estimates), and support test reviews

- Responsible for cost, schedule, and technical performance for various test activities executed within the IPT

- Management of budgets using EVMS reporting tools; accountable for cost, schedule, and reporting any variances

- Performing functional homeroom duties such as attending functional staff meetings, management of personnel (performance reviews, goal setting & mentoring), coordination of job assignments, staffing, recruiting, developing process improvement plans and providing input, guidance and review for policies, processes and procedures related to the Flight Test Center of Excellence.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in any of the following engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Systems, or Integration and Test
  • Leadership experience as a Team Lead, IPT Manager or Manager of staff
  • Must have interim DOD secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math or management or engineering leadership on a large Naval Aviation program
  • 15 combined years of experience in any of the following engineering disciplines; Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Systems, or Integration and Test
  • 5 year of leadership experience as a Team Lead, IPT Manager or Manager of staff
  • Current Secret Clearance
  • Test Pilot School graduate or formal flight test training
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Top Secret and SAP clearances
  • Candidate must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills
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