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Manager Electrical Engineering 1

Northrop Grumman

This is a Contract position in United, WV posted September 21, 2022.

Requisition ID: R10068179
Category: Engineering
Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
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
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.


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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems invites you to discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Job Summary

We are seeking a manager for our Electrical Engineering – Production group at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) location in Rocket Center, WV. ABL develops and manufactures a broad range of products, primarily for defense, with a focus on tactical solid rocket propulsion. This technical management position oversees the engineering team supporting production fuzing, ignition safety devices (ISDs), and similar electronic systems. The manager will work with the Program Managers and the lead electrical engineers to coordinate and support the day-to-day activities of the EE engineering team assigned to the respective program and will also act as a technical contributor or technical consultant on various projects. The manager will also focus attention on the career development needs of the team members.

Responsibilities for this position include:

Manage a group of engineers supporting a variety of ISD, Fuzing, and other production programs.
Provide leadership and development support to the team members
Evaluate performance of individuals and provide feedback during periodic discussions
Collaborate with and direct engineers to ensure program goals are understood & achieved, technical solutions satisfy customer requirements, and product development adheres to and complies with NG processes and standards.
Conduct resource planning, allocation and management to meet staffing and department budget goals.
Form close working relationships with NG program managers, and the IPT’s and Government technical leaders on ISD and Fuzing programs.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, a candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

BS in Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering and five (5) years of industry experience with three (3) years of experience related to Fuzing/ISD preferred; or, MS in Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering and three (3) years of related (Fuzing/ISD) experience
Strong knowledge of electrical circuits
Proficient in various electrical analysis tools
Sound technical decision-making skills
Demonstrated the ability to mentor early career engineers
Excellent leadership, influence, and people management skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to effectively communicate to all levels of employees, management, and customers
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
Must possess the skills necessary to lead and motivate others, achieving results in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Experience as Technical manager, lead, or other similar leadership role with team building, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Experience with design and test of electronic devices (safety critical devices such as Fuzes/ISDs is preferred)
Experience with electronics design/test and mechanical design as well as lead engineering experience on development or production programs
Experience leading Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) or managing technical design teams.
Experience with electronics packaging and GD&T
Position prefers a candidate with an active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $103,300 USD – $154,900 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.