Mgr, Programs 1- Avionics Design Group
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 4, 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
standards.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
essential.Basic QualificationsBachelor of Science Engineering
degree plus 5 years of experience; Masters degree plus 3 years of
- 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
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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