Northrop Grumman Mgr Design Engineering 2 in San Diego, California

Mgr Design Engineering 2

Requisition ID: 18007212

Location(s): United States-California-San Diego

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager of Design Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. As the Manager of Design Engineering, you will be oversee all development activity across a line of products.

The Design team is one of three elements of an Integrated Product Team that work together on building electronic subsystems. The other two elements are Production and DevOps. The Production Engineering team physically builds the subsystems based off of the documentation provided by the Design Team. Once the physical build completes, the DevOps engineers perform the configuration of the network, operating systems, and other electrical components.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of building and managing a team of engineers and drafters, providing leadership, training, direction, and performance feedback.

  • Functional management of engineering staff that includes providing performance feedback, career development mentoring, and technical direction.

  • Serve as the staffing focal for Design Engineers across multiple programs.

  • Develop a detailed Product Definition Process that documents the process for creating and releasing Ground Systems drawings.

  • Work with Product Managers to define product roadmaps and develop detailed Integrated Master Schedules that are both aggressive and achievable.

  • Present detailed status reports and metrics to management.

  • Lead the design team to produce a product that meets requirements within cost and schedule.

  • Providing estimates for proposals and new business opportunities.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university

  • Must have 5 years of experience as a Design Engineer

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance and program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance is strongly preferred

  • Extensive experience with Northrop Grumman’s version of Teamcenter Unified and Enterprise

  • Extensive familiarity with drawing standards (such as ASME)

  • Prior Functional Management Experience

  • Extensive experience in production drawing creation and release

  • Proven success leading design teams

  • Familiarity with a Product Release Lifecycle such as Teamcenter

  • Project Management experience such as:

  • Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Proposal estimating

  • Maintaining an Integrated Master Scheduling (IMS)

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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.

Title: Mgr Design Engineering 2

Location: California-San Diego

Requisition ID: 18007212