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Melbourne, Florida Northrop Grumman
Category: Engineering
Location: Melbourne, Florida
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics is seeking qualified candidates for an E-2D SIT&E Deputy IPT Lead Manager 3 position. This position reports to the Vice President and Chief Engineer, Strike Division and is based in Melbourne, Florida. The candidate selected for this role will provide direct support to the Modernization Program Leader in the Advanced Programs organization. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Northrop Grumman is looking for a System Integration, Test & Evaluation (SIT&E) Deputy IPT Lead for the E-2 IPT in our Aeronautics Sector, who will report to the Flight Test Engineering Manager for Manned Aircraft Design and is assigned to SIT&E IPT Lead, E-2/ ALMDS. This position is responsible for planning, conducting and reporting Test & Evaluation of the E-2 weapon system. This includes laboratory, air vehicle and complex AEW&BMC2 mission system suite testing consisting of passive and active sensors, communication, navigation/control, onboard networks and mission management software developed by subcontractors and other organizations within Northrop Grumman. The candidate will assist the SIT&E IPT lead with providing leadership and management of a large team of technicians, aircrew, instrumentation, flight test engineers (FTE) and lab engineers from the SIT&E directorate to ensure horizontal technical integration across the IPTs within the E-2 Enterprise. The candidate is responsible for test conduct in accordance with Sector Engineering procedures, plans staffing requirements to support execution of critical testing related materials such as ground test plans, flight test plans and test reports. The successful candidate will develop and execute a set of integrated SITE plans and technical artifacts that will enable the E-2 Enterprise to meet the testing of technical performance parameters and achieve mission success. The candidate will assist the SIT&E IPT Manager with program planning and execution from proposal through execution phase. They will help coordinate daily test activities for the system integration lab and system lab testing for domestic and international programs. They will aid in development of flight and lab test plans, scheduling, and execution of program priorities. They will lead teams across multiple management chains to execute to common goals and understand / remove roadblocks while assisting with planning multiple programs across IPTs including AMC programs, international and fleet sustainment initiatives. Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations. Candidate will be responsible for planning, executing and statusing programs to include technical and financial performance. Candidate will work with leads across multiple sites and roles to ensure programmatic execution. Responsible for looking across the organization for efficiencies including reduction of current plans while still meeting program needs. Candidate will be responsible for earned value management. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, and be comfortable working on large, multi-functional teams. Coordination with design teams via planning, organizing, controlling, and approval of actions designated to accomplish overall SIT&E integration.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related discipline with 9+ years of relevant military or test experience OR a Masters Degree in STEM with 7+ years of relevant military or test experience OR 5+ years and a PhD in STEM
An active DoD Secret Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
5+ years Management/Lead Experience
DoD Top Secret clearance
Program Access
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