Job Vacancy Electronic Engineering Manager (RF) Northrop Grumman

Job title: Electronic Engineering Manager (RF)

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.

Join Northrop Grumman – Xetron, part of Mission Systems sector in Cincinnati, Ohio, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. At Xetron we are designing systems that science fiction writers describe – they are just that cool!

Remember when you were eager about getting to work because of the excitement of the challenge, the importance of the solution, and the fun you had with your team? Xetron is that kind of place! Xetron is located in the affordable Midwest, in Cincinnati Ohio. As a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation, Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You’ll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with team members at all levels.

We are seeking a cleared or clearable Electronic Engineering Manager to support the Ohio Xetron Advanced Programs Engineering Manager within Ohio Engineering & Sciences organization. This role splits time between serving as a Section Manager and serving as a Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) Lead managing engineering activities on one or more assigned programs.

As a manager and lead you will be providing technical and organizational leadership to a multi-discipline engineering team involved in research, design, implementation, integration, and test of hardware and software products. Engineering disciplines you will manage includes systems, embedded software, FPGA, electronics, RF, mechanical and test. Successful candidates have extensive experience working in one or more of these disciplines and a basic knowledge of others.

Section Manager responsibilities include:

Managing and guiding roughly 15 direct report Engineers across multiple engineering disciplines

Meeting organization objectives

Setting objectives and then monitoring and reviewing yearly progress for your team

Being responsible and accountable for managing the workload of your direct reports

Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring top-ranked engineering talent

Providing timely, constructive support and feedback to your reports on a regular basis

Completing semi-annual performance assessments of your team members

Motivating your team members (engagement) and facilitating regular meetings with them

Providing mentoring and career development to each team member

Coordinating training for each team member

Providing appropriate tools and resources for your team’s activities

Agile Lead responsibilities include:

Leadership of program technical execution in order to meet cost and schedule constraints

Program staffing for optimal execution

Technical direction, guidance, and mentoring of project team members

Working programs, proposals, or internally-funded activities in a technical or leadership role

Risk and opportunity planning and execution

Strategic problem solving

Earned value management

Basic Qualifications:

Demonstrated technical leadership, engineering management, and/or program management experience

Strong communications and interpersonal skills

Bachelors in Engineering or related STEM degree

7 years of engineering experience

US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Active Top Secret security clearance

Engineering background in Electrical, Digital, or Systems Engineering including deriving hardware and/or software requirements and designing, developing and testing systems

Prior Management/Supervisory experience

Experience in recruiting and developing top engineering talent

Excellent communication skills

Experience in multiple relevant technology areas such as: RF/Digital circuitry, use of hardware test equipment (e.g. signal generators, scopes, analyzers, power meters), data link communications and networks, embedded software

An ability to showcase the company’s capabilities to existing and potential customers to support business development activities

Experience with U.S. Government contracts

Experience managing budgets, examples of process improvement initiatives and experience with program audits

This position offers the option of a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Salary Range: $130,500.00 – $195,700.00

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: $130500 – 195700 per year

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Job date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 22:26:45 GMT

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