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Mgr, Programs 1- Avionics Design Group

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 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 management
  • Extensive experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • 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 Safety
  • 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 products.
    • 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chandler , Mgr, Programs 1- Avionics Design Group, Other , Chandler, Arizona

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