Systems Engineering Manager 2 - Flight Test

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Flight Test Systems Engineering Manager to manage a team that is perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analyses for aviation-related systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

The Systems Engineering Manager will ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost and risk constraints. She/he will also perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

This Manager will be responsible for the direct supervision of approximately 10-12 Systems/Field/Electrical Engineers. An important focus of this position is to guide the career development of these Engineers.

The Manager is expected to work independently across organizations; manage the use of consumables and labor to achieve budget targets; assign and manage Engineers to maximize efficiency and achieve target productive yields; and implement our process improvements to improve affordability, quality, and schedule.

This position requires the desire and ability to work and manage Engineers in a fast paced, fluid environment and adapt to frequently changing needs of programs and customers on a weekly or sometimes daily basis.

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Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of relevant experience
Experience with systems engineering and test of complex electronics and/or defense systems
Current/active Interim Secret level clearance to start the job and the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance. US Citizenship is required. Candidates who are US citizens but do not have a current clearance may be given a contingent offer that allows them to start once their Interim Secret clearance is granted. An Interim Secret clearance can generally take about 6 weeks to be granted.
Experience leading people and/or projects in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with aircraft systems - including some of the following: aircraft avionics, electrical power, and/or cooling
Experience with avionic system development and testing
Experience managing the integration and test of an aviation/avionic system. This may be a graduate level project, internship or fellowship.
Current/active US Secret or Top Secret level security clearance is strongly preferred.
Knowledge/familiarity with MIL-SPECS and FAA requirements - MIL-STD-704, MIL W 5088, and 14 CFR Parts 23 and 25
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineering
MS in Systems Engineering

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