Mgr, Programs 1- Avionics Design Group
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: June 20, 2022
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities
to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around
the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and
inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many
technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first
flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on
the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a
pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Space Systems is searching for an experienced
Manager, Programs 1 "Avionic Design Group" to join the Program
Engineering Management team within the Launch Vehicles business
unit in Chandler, AZ.
The Avionics Design Group (ADG) program engineering manager (PEM)
leads all engineering efforts in support of the existing ADG
avionics designs & potential future design efforts.
The PEM executes project management, including integrated
scheduling with NG departments outside of ADG. For example:
Manufacturing, Quality, Mission Assurance, Avionics Test,
Procurement, Documentation, and Configuration Management.
The PEM provides technical leadership of the multidisciplinary
engineering team to support the manufacturing, test,
troubleshooting of NG-LV's common avionics components in time to
meet operations deadlines.
The PEM supports the NG department leads in managing resources and
leading engineering execution to ensure delivery objectives are
met. The PEM provides written and verbal status reporting to
internal management. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge
regarding space launch vehicle avionics technologies and operations
and a thorough understanding of LVD internal processes and
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the
demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in resolving
complex problems are essential. The PEM ensures that technical
issues are resolved in timely fashion to minimize disruption of
production activities, and leads efforts to streamline and improve
efficiency. As new avionics design efforts are approved & funded by
senior management, the development responsibility will fall to the
PEM. Ability to look strategically at the life cycle of products is
Bachelor of Science Engineering degree plus 5 years of experience;
Masters degree plus 3 years of experience.
- Bachelor's degree with 5 years directly related experience in
Program Management and Electronic Development
- Direct internal customer interface experience
- Verbal and written communications with all levels of
- Extensive experience managing multiple projects
- Experience developing project cost and schedules and managing
efforts via EVMS.
- Exceptional leader of a multi-disciplined teams including
Engineering, Procurement, Configuration Management, Program
Management, Quality Assurance, Mission Assurance, System
- Extensive experience creating and delivering presentations to
internal customers and senior leadership teams.
- Thorough understanding of design standards, procurement
processes and configuration management.
- Ability to work under limited supervision and complete projects
on time and on budget.
- Preferred Qualifications
- Electrical Engineering Degree
- Familiarity with the LV developed common hardware
- Understanding of MDA MAP and PMAP requirements.
- EVMS experience.
- Experience with NGC Launch Vehicles internal standards,
processes & digital tools
- Familiarity with MDA MAP & PMAP requirements Salary Range:
$123,300 USD - $154,900 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to
base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual
contributions as well as allow employees to share in company
results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be
eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman
provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage,
life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays
and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top
priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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