Manager Hardware Engineering 1

  • Posted on : 6/11/2024
  • Job Location : Los Angeles, CA 90079
  • Compensation : Excellent package with huge prospects
  • Type : Permanent


  • Location: Woodland Hills, California, United States of America
  • 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 (Eandamp;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 Hardware Engineering Manager 1 based out of Woodland Hills, CA. 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 andamp; shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation. This is a fully onsite position located in Woodland Hills, CA working a 9/80 schedule. This is an 80/20 role where 80% of the time is spent on program activities and 20% of the time spent on staff management and development.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Manage/Oversee the engineering design, development, and transition to production of PCB (printed circuit board), parts library, and layout as well as component engineering of inertial navigation systems
  • Develop and implement strong processes with emphasis on quantitative management and continuous improvement
  • Provide management guidance to achieve outstanding cost, schedule and technical performance
  • Responsible for technical guidance and oversight in developing technical and cost proposals
  • Interface with business focused discipline leads to coordinate staffing requirements and ensure proper skill mix to support program activities
  • Mentor and challenge team members to develop skills and provide career planning/development paths
  • Responsible for all manager related activities to include, but not limited to: conduct performance and salary reviews, approve timecards, performance management, and work closely with HR on elevated employee matters
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or related discipline with 5 years of relevant experience; Master's degree with 3 years of relevant experience. PhD with 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Experience leading a team on a technical development effort or technical production support
  • Understanding of the engineering processes and tools used in PCB layout and/or components engineering
  • Experience with CCA design, fabrication, and/or test and verification
  • Experienced with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools and processes used for hardware designs
  • Experience with generating and/or reviewing cost estimates/basis of estimates (BOEs)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance within a timeframe set forth by management
  • Must be willing and able to effectively manage a geographically dispersed team
  • Must be able to work full-time onsite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a technical field
  • Experience in the development and implementation of processes to ensure product development efficiency and accuracy
  • A proven track record of leading a team of engineers and of establishing strong relationships with other functional organizations and Program Offices
  • Experienced with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, such as Siemens Teamcenter Enterprise or Teamcenter Unified Architecture (UA) or Tc AW – Active Workspace used for hardware designs.
  • Experienced with failure analysis techniques and methods (RCCAs)
  • Technical project management with budget/EVMS experience
  • Experience with technical proposals
  • Knowledge of engineering planning, scheduling, metrics, earned value systems, and workload forecasting
Salary Range: $115,000 - $172,600

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.

  • 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.