Mgr Engineering 3, Lab Integration and Test

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
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Lab Integration and Test Department Manager (Engineering Manager 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

This key manager will lead a team of approximately 120+ Integration, Test, Design and Software Engineers supporting air programs at sites in Palmdale, CA, Oklahoma City, OK and Tinker AFB. Department Manager responsibilities include:

  • Program staffing and long range personnel planning
  • Program test engineering oversight (RCCA investigations, Test Readiness Reviews, Proposal reviews, etc.)
  • Leadership development, and knowledge retention, training, and development of all personnel
  • Developing and maintaining meaningful performance metrics
  • Team engagement and collaboration
  • Goal setting, performance feedback and SRP
  • Developing and driving department affordability strategy
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements as a member of the Process Working Group (PWG) board
  • Establishing/managing indirect NCTA and capital budgets
Basic Qualifications:
  • STEM Degree
  • At least 8 years of relevant Test and Evaluation experience
  • At least 3 years performing Integration and Test in aSystems Integration Labor Hardware in the Loop environment
  • Atleast 3 years of leadership experience
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Existing final TS clearance with investigation in the last 6 years
  • Must be SCI eligible

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as a functional manager
  • Experience mapping requirements to verification activity

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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