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Manager Test Engineering 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: August 6, 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.

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector has a need for a Test Systems Engineering Manager 2 at its campus in Warner Robins, GA. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong technical and leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. The candidate will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate. The candidate needs the ability to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching.

This position will lead a functional team of test engineers that support a diverse portfolio of programs. Our engineering teams provides world-class engineering solutions to the sustainment and modernization of mission systems for our customers. Our programs include development, sustainment, and IR&D programs for systems that include aircraft self-protection systems, radar, and avionics. This position is a dual role encompassing both technical and people leadership.

Position Responsibilities:
Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical oversight for engineering activities performed by the team.
  • Candidate will lead a team that is responsible for test activities on many programs including test procedure development, test station development, verification, validation, and IV&V activities. Testing activities are focused on electronic mission systems, components, and software.
  • Candidate will be a thought leader for systems thinking and integration and test strategies for both their team and the organization.
  • Perform as a senior test systems engineer to support programs and new business efforts. These tasks will include test planning, test requirements development, test solutions design (i.e. SIL, STE, and, ATE), and integration and test strategies.People Leadership:
    • Lead a test engineering team that leads and supports an exciting and diverse portfolio of programs
    • Provide technical oversight and mentorship to staff to ensure engineering projects in your portfolio meet performance objectives
    • Provide financial oversight for budgets assigned to your test engineering team
    • Responsible for direct management of staff and providing objected direction to the staff
    • Execute, update, and maintain department procedures
    • Support organizational engineering initiativesBasic Qualifications:
      • 9+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field; OR 7 years of relevant experience with a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field
        • Experience testing both hardware (e.g. CCA) and software (e.g. OFP) for engineering embedded missions systems for DoD applications.
        • Experience applying systems thinking and test engineering best practices to engineering development programs (i.e. verification and validation strategies).
        • Proven leadership skills as a people and technical leader, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
        • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance per business requirements. US Citizenship is a requirement. Must be able to work on location in Warner Robins, GA.Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience and demonstrated performed in LabView, LabWindows, and TestStand
          • Experience as an engineering manager or engineering lead
          • Experience developing hardware and software solutions as a design engineer Salary Range: $112,700 USD - $169,100 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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