Senior Manager, Payloads Subsystems

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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 is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual to lead a team of payloads engineers located in San Diego, CA.
With responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:
- Provide leadership, and direction for the Payloads IPT responsible engineers supporting the contract program manager, setting & operating to objectives.
- Lead a team of up to 30 payloads engineers and non-technical support staff in a high tempo work environment.
- Serve as the subcontract management team (SMT) Lead for one or more major suppliers.
- Maintain the technical integrity and performance subsystem as defined in the statement of work.
- Develop and administers budgets, schedules, and performance standards.
- Gather and report on performance metrics.
- Support the program office with process improvement, implementation, and opportunities.
- Conducting regular briefing to program, functional, and engineering management.
- Build and maintain a culture that empowers employees, establishes personal and team accountability, motivates team performance, encourages development, and supports innovation
- Conducting business travel up to 50% of the time that include frequent day trips to Palmdale, CA
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university
- Experience with payload subsystems or avionics integration experience.
- Minimum of 7 years engineering or project management experience
- Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
- Ability to receive Special Program Access

- Proven leadership skills
- Functional Management Experience
- Subcontract Management Team (SMT) experience
- High level of knowledge of Earned Value Management
- Experience managing large budgets of both labor and material
- Advanced level of understanding of one or more payload subsystems. Involves a broad grasp of involved practices and procedures

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