Design Engineering Electrical Department Manager (12800)

United States-Utah-Roy - ALHU11, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description


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 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Design Engineering Electrical Department Manager 3This position is located in Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL and supports the SDS Division. 

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do

The ideal candidate is capable of creating and managing high performing teams while providing technical, administrative and management expertise in the day-to-day activities required to successfully execute complex engineering programs.

Specific work scope includes but is not limited to:

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.

  • Provides ownership for the people, processes, and tools that support business areas and programs in achieving their missions.

  • Accountability for recruiting, staffing and retaining talent to deliver on the objectives.

  • Supporting proposal work, independent technical reviews, program standup and audits, and special assignments on an as needed basis.

  • Owning and leading improvements across employee engagement, hiring, development, training, attraction, and retention of top talent.

  • Mentor, develop, and train your section managers, and overall employee base.

  • Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.

Position Benefits

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage  

  • 401k  

  • Educational Assistance  

  • Life Insurance  

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions   

  • Paid Time Off   

  • Health & Wellness Resources   

  • Employee Discounts  

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Job Qualifications

You’ll Bring These Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field of study from an accredited university and 8 years of relevant experience, 6 years with a Masters, and 3 years with a PhD

  • Minimum of 3 years in a formal lead/ management position

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance with an in-scope investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must be eligible to obtain Enhanced Security Clearances and a DoD Top Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs 

  • Minimum of 3 years of proven demonstrated leadership skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have

  • Master's Degree with 9 years of experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) preferably an Engineering degree

  • Proven performance as an Engineering Leader in all phases of acquisition, design, integration, and execution

  • Candidate will require ability to rapidly assess and lend guidance to projects assigned to the organizational group as well as demonstrated mentoring and guidance to engineers

  • Working knowledge and/or experience across engineering disciplines

  • Experience on ICBMs

  • Experience creating or growing new sections or departments

  • Experience managing an engineering team is preferred

  • Familiarity with Agile engineering and Jira

  • Active TS Clearance and Special Program Access

  • General understanding of NG Electrical Engineering Processes


Salary Range: $141,900.00 - $235,200.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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