Manager Electrical Engineering 2

Northrop Grumman

Sunnyvale, CA, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 15

Requisition ID: R10033759
Category: Engineering
Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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.

We are looking for you to join our team as an Electrical Engineering Manager 2. In this role at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide Hardware Engineering Organization. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, Agile practices and robust engineering, we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What you’ll get to do:

The Electrical Engineering Manager 2 is responsible for managing a staff of 17 Electrical engineers. This department is the focal point of design and development activities in area of propulsion and power generation equipment. Their expertise includes product development and production support for power electronics and control systems. They produce work products such as engineering drawings, technical reports, and test plans.

As an engineering manager, the candidate will work to ensure all staffing needs are met, drives talent development, and instill a culture of technical ownership amongst the Power Electronics Group. The candidate must collaborate with functional and program leadership, business development, business management, mission assurance, product development, and global supply chain management to resolve complex issues in a timely manner often by leading from the front for nascent issues.

The core competency of this group includes non-contacting sensor technologies, electrical machine design, insulation design for electrical machines, control systems for turbine and generators, cable design, power electronics, and the modeling and simulation of these subsystems to ensure critical performance criteria are met. Responsibilities range from identifying and assessing these capabilities to cultivating subject matter experts. This role also requires collaborating with business development and program management team to develop technology road maps and readiness plans for future business captures.

Limited travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in an Electrical Engineering with 9 years of relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of relevant experience;
Proven track record of managing direct reports of various levels and disciplines
Ability to provide technical communication and coordination with senior leadership.
Proven ability to lead cross functional teams.
Experience in leading Root Cause Investigations.
Experience with budget and schedule management.
Create, improve and sustain engineering systems, standards, and processes.
Ability to organize and manage multiple products/programs with the focus on delivering within cost and on schedule.
Strong knowledge in engineering systems and processes such as drawing development, DFMA and configuration control
Proven ability to perform problem analysis and resolution using lean and continuous improvement tools
US Citizenship with ability to apply for DoD Secret clearance (or higher).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience as a Technical Lead, Project Manager, or other demonstrated leadership role related to program execution
Experience with electric motor and generator design
Experience with large scale rotating machinery, especially in naval applications
Experience with design and integration of complex electro-mechanical systems
Demonstrated ability with modeling, design, and implementation of control system architectures
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred.
Understanding and knowledge of Agile (SCRUM) techniques and activities.
Knowledge of technology road map development
Experience with proposals development and Earned Value Management Systems

Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 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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