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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an E-2 Sensors Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. Essential Functions:
- Full-time Statement of Work on an IPT
- Responsibility for leading a team of approximately 10-15 engineers responsible for development, subcontractor technical management, production and field support of Avionics equipment which includes Radar subsystems, ESM subsystems, Phased Array Antennas and RF/Sensors equipment
- This functional manager role will provide leadership across the E-2D Production, Advanced Mission Capabilities, Fleet Support, and International programs ensuring the E-2 Sensors team enables the E-2 Integrated Product Team (IPT) to meet all business needs.
- The E-2 Sensors Functional Manager will act as key interface with other IPT leads, and external Customer and Suppliers for adherence to production and development requirements. The position requires the ability to effectively lead the E-2 Sensors team as well as the ability to interface with multi-disciplined departments across multiple IPTs and enterprise.
- Providing functional leadership and direction to section team members, ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)
- Coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/destaffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section
- Ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools
- Be the first point of contact for performance issues on programs involving section members and will make decisions regarding required escalation and resources required for resolution
The selected candidate's day-to-day operation of the functional organization includes decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization. In addition to the people management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 20% of the candidates time as described below, the selected candidate will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities. Tasking to be reassigned, if any, must be coordinated with candidate's current project leadQualifications :Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of engineering experience
- Demonstrated experience in a lead or manager role, such as IPT Lead, Functional Manager, small teams, etc.
- Familiarity with RF/sensors subsystems
- Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance that has been granted/renewed within the past 5 years
- This position requires the ability to obtain/maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance
- A current DoD Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 5 years
- Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
- 9+ years of avionics experience
- Experience with design of sensor or RF systems
- Experience supporting NGC military aircraft programs such as E-2, JSTARS, ALMDS, or STRIKE
- Demonstrated experience performing staffing/resourcing
- Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
- Knowledge of Functional Homeroom processes (e.g., Staffing, Processes, Metrics, Training).
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.