Job Vacancy Director Engineering 1 – Catalina Electronics IPT Lead Northrop Grumman

Job title: Director Engineering 1 – Catalina Electronics IPT Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a Director Engineering 1 – Catalina Electronics IPT Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

As the Director you will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the Electronics development, manufacturing, assembly, test and delivery. You will be accountable for the technical performance, staffing, and management of cost, schedule, and quality. Strong communication, collaboration, leadership and team building skills are essential. This role will report functionally to the Director of the Electronics & Payloads Directorate within SSSD Engineering and programmatically to the Catalina Program Manager.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in hardware development and/or delivery

Ten (10) years of experience in project or program management, leading people, projects, or programs across diverse technical teams.

Demonstrated understanding of flight hardware lifecycle and ability to lead complex design efforts and/or transition designs into production

Active Top Secret and/or SCI Clearance and ability to receive program clearance

Demonstrated experience as CAM with EVMS responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

Fifteen (15) years of experience in project or program management, leading people, projects, or programs across diverse technical teams.

Experience in fast paced hardware development and flight build

Excellent written and verbal communication ability to all levels of the organization and outside stakeholders

Experience with complex control loop, digital signal processing and /or FPGA design.

Experience delivering Class A flight hardware

Experience across all phases of program lifecycle

Experience managing supply chains with a mix of procurement and subcontracts

Salary Range: $180,200.00 – $270,200.00

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.

Expected salary:

Location: Redondo Beach, CA

Job date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 22:19:10 GMT

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