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Systems Integration and Test Manager 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!We are looking for you to join our team as a Systems Integration and Test Manager Level 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. In this role at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices 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 Systems Integration & Test Manager 2 is responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to approximately 10 to 15 Systems Integration & Test Engineers. The role is dual-hat; responsible for both section management (20% of the time) and program related test execution (80% of the time). Responsibilities include managing the planning, preparation, execution, data acquisition, data analysis, and reporting associated with all machinery and/or launcher tests and for maintaining and developing the necessary resources, tools and capabilities to support and execute these tests. The job includes management of time keeping, performance reviews, staffing and resource planning, training, and team engagement for their section.The candidate will lead a diverse and distributed team comprised of multiple skill-sets and must be able to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions. A successful track record of program performance, interpersonal team building skills, and management experience is a must.Responsibilities also include:
    • Manage day-to-day activities for all machinery and/or launcher engineering tests, including test planning, test procedure preparation, test setup, test execution, data acquisition, data analysis, test report preparation, reporting, and records retention.
    • Ensuring test plans satisfy system test requirements per the statement of work
    • Develop and manage to comprehensive project timelines and resource requirements for all tests
    • Manage budgets and provide guidance to Engineering regarding test costs with focus on implementing lean principles to improve efficiency and reduce cost
    • Identify, select and manage third-party testing resources/companies as needed
    • Manage the design, construction and installation of all testing equipment and ensure proper maintenance of test equipment and instrumentation
    • Ensure implementation of adequate safety programs and measures to ensure the safety of personnel and machinery
    • Participate in root cause analysis and investigations of all test failures and test issues
    • Implement formal mentoring and training programs for Test Engineering personnel towards improving their skills, performance and technical knowledge
    • Maintain necessary levels of technical competence within the test organization
    • Develop and maintain up-to-date knowledge transfer plans, succession plans and employee career-path plans NGFeaturedJobs Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9 years of engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of engineering experience.
        • US Citizenship with ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance.
        • Experience with data acquisition including measurement of sound and vibration and experience with root cause and problem resolution required.
        • Demonstrated experience in Systems Engineering.
        • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all involved employees.Preferred Qualifications:
          • Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline (preferred Mechanical or Electrical Engineering).
            • Prior team lead, assignment manager and/or performance management experience.
            • Experience on Navy programs.
            • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred.
            • Understanding and knowledge ofAgile (SCRUM) techniques and activities.
            • Knowledge of Systems Engineering processes, procedures and work instructions required to support both management and engineering tasks
            • Experience with proposals Salary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 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.
              • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
              • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
              • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

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