Dir Engineering 1 at Northrop Grumman in Sunnyvale, CA

Northrop Grumman

๐Ÿ“Œ Sunnyvale, CA
๐Ÿ•‘ November 24, 2020
๐Ÿท๏ธ OTHER
๐Ÿท๏ธ Engineering
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Dir Engineering 1

Job Description

- Dir Engineering 1 (20031675)What's great about Northrop GrummanBe 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?
Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 15 company for work/life balance in 2019. We were rated #1 by Millennials on Indeed as the Best Company to work for in 2018.Dir Engineering 1Requisition ID: 20031675Location: United States
- California
- SunnyvaleUS Citizenship Required for this Position: YesRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available.
Clearance Type: Secret.
Shift: 1st Shift.
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Category: Engineering

Description

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman bringsinformed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wideportfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems andtechnologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we llsupport yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whetheryou are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman,you ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work ofyour career. Northrop Grumman

Mission

Systems is atrusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S)organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineeringcapabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is charteredwith providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produceand sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing adecisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
WhatYou ll get to Do: Northrop Grumman Mission.
Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill the position of Director Level 1 in the.
Engineering & Science function at the Marine Systems site in Sunnyvale.
California. The selected candidate will manage the Hardware Engineering departmentin Sunnyvale, California, which specializes in the design,manufacture, assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems andpropulsion & power generation systems for naval surface ships andsubmarines. This role will have overall responsibility for the designdevelopment, production support and field service support of state-of-the-artsolutions in support of program execution, new business captures, and researchand development. This position includes management responsibility for severaldirect-report managers and technical staff, having overall influence spanning over200 employeesin the areas of Design (electrical and mechanical), Structural and Acoustic.
Analysis, Materials Engineering & Test Lab, and CADD. The selected candidatewill be responsible for providing the people, processes and tools to meet thecurrent and future needs of programs and technologies within the portfolios ofeach of the Operating Units. This role will provide the technical and peopleleadership needed to establish and maintain a world-class Hardware Engineering organizationacross multiple locations and programs. Primary responsibilities of the Hardware Engineering Directorinclude: Providing functional oversight across existingprograms as well as bid and proposal efforts for future work. Establishing and maintaining discipline-specificknowledge, processes and tools to achieve present and future business goals. Supporting the overall leadershipteam at Sunnyvale including the Director of Engineering to meet program objectivesand financial obligations for the business unit. Working collaboratively with theSEIT organization within Sunnyvale in order to meet the overall businessobjectives. Managing department budgets and achievingengineering financial goals. (Utilization Rates, Overhead Ratio, Expense.
Management etc.).Supporting the Annual Engineering.
Initiatives and helping to define and manage the ITA projects identified at thebeginning of the year. Supporting strategic discussionswith the leadership team during the Talent Reviews on identifying andmaintaining the talent pipeline. Supporting the Goals that areestablished by this position and the leadership team and ensure that mid-yearand end of year are fully completed and supportive of the needs the business. Facilitating and promoting affordability. Identifying and championing process and product improvement initiatives. Implementing and monitoring variousengineering metrics with attention to both shortcomings and strengths in such away as to allow lessons-learned and best-practices to be spread throughout the organization. Influencing the direction oftechnology discriminators to achieve competitive advantage for the business. This person must be able to focuson engagement and empowering the work force to help foster an environment ofintegrity, safe to speak up and challenging the status quo.

Qualifications

The selected candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that balancesinterpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. The candidate will be ableto demonstrate success in applying leadership characteristics to achievesustainable top performance, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and thecapability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Such an ideal candidate will also possess theability to balance programmatic needs by delivering results within cost,schedule, and quality parameters while encouraging and rewarding innovativebehaviors through all levels of the organization. Demonstrated abilities to builddiverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoringand coaching, are essential in order to achieve a highly efficient and innovativeenvironment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required andthe ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading ina virtual setting as a part of a geographically dispersed team. The idealcandidate will have demonstrated success in influencing the direction oftechnology discriminators, including identifying and championing change withinthe organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Qualifications

Basic

Qualifications

Active Secret Clearance.
Engineering or STEM disciplinedegree required BS with 12+ years of experience, MS with 10+ years ofexperience, or PhD with 8+ years of experience.
Strong technical background withten years of experience in any combination of engineering disciplines and 5years demonstrated success managingtechnical teams.
Previous experience in people andtechnical leadership and functional management roles.
Working knowledge of staffing,engineering metrics, employee development, processes, and tools
The position will requireoccasional travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science in Engineeringor other STEM discipline.
Working knowledge of utilizing agiledevelopment techniques and management for hardware development.
Design and operational knowledgeof navy programs.
High proficiency in technicalproblem solving skills. Strong experience in leading/managingmanager of managers within an organization.
What We Can Offer You: Northrop.
Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment thatencourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and ourcompany. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control tochoose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Yourbenefits will include the following: Health PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffAdditional benefits.

Education

Assistance.
Training and Development9/80 Schedule at Many Sites.
Additional Northrop Grumman.
Information: Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the bestemployees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees arereceptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughestcustomer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technicallysophisticated products, programs and services in the world. Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions andactions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values intopractice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers,and the communities we serve. Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethicalstandards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, andstriving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world. 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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