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Manager 2 - Pathways Engineering

Company: Black Enterprise Magazine
Location: Azusa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, theyre making history.

Northrop Grummans Space Sector, Payload and Ground Systems Division in Azusa, CA, is seeking a qualified Manager 2 for the Pathways Engineering Department. The Pathways program is an early career rotational program where junior engineers will gain a variety of exposure, experiences, and education in breadth and depth through three one-year rotations across engineering disciplines. The position is a functional management position that reports directly to the Director of Engineering and Manufacturing.

The successful candidate will provide functional management for approximately four engineering homeroom manages of diverse disciplines and will oversee the budgeting, recruiting, and strategic development for approximately 80 junior engineers and 25 engineering interns each summer. The position requires engineering knowledge and leadership to help establish and execute effective technical program work and support junior engineers in rotations like data analysis, launch rehearsal, software development, TVAC testing, mechanical design, electrical design, manufacturing, cybersecurity, etc.

Management activities include supporting college hiring activities, interviewing and hiring staff, performance planning and appraisals, and professional development of staff. The candidate will also be required to integrate input from internal departments, program leadership, and other departments to develop rotational assignments and opportunities for the Pathways team members. Candidate must work effectively in a collaborative teaming environment, involving close coordination with program management, functional management, human resources, and various campus organizations. Candidate must also possess the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Furthermore, the candidate may be asked to perform key technical assignments on flagship space programs including: Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS), Defense Support Program (DSP), Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), and others. Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or due to business needs.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree within a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
+ 5 years of related technical experience
+ 3+ years of engineering functional management experience
+ Prior experience leading or collaborating with engineering & executive leadership to implement strategic initiatives
+ Experience with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
+ Ability to obtain & maintain a DoD Security Clearance (US citizenship required)
+ Excellent communication skills (oral and written) required and the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading technical teams.
+ Ability to provide career development guidance to new college graduates throughout the first 3 years of their career
+ Proven track record as a trusted advisor and partner with business leadership, along with demonstrated project management, analytical and process orientation skills

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Masters degree within a STEM field
+ 7+ years of experience, and 5+ years of functional management experience
+ Active security Clearance
+ Experience managing an interdisciplinary engineering support staff
+ Experience with lean or agile principles and process optimization
+ Experience with technical development program design, development, or delivery
+ Prior experience leading early career and intern staff

Salary Range: $127,800.00 - $191,600.00

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.

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Keywords: Black Enterprise Magazine, Azusa , Manager 2 - Pathways Engineering, Executive , Azusa, California

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