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Power Supply Manager

Northrop Grumman | Rolling Meadows IL 60008 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/20/2019

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? 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 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, they're making history. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a leader to manage one of its power conversion technology (PCT) design engineering teams. This group is responsible for architecting, designing, verifying, and supporting existing and future high efficiency, switch-mode power supplies and filtering for image processing, real-time embedded processing and control, and Receiver/Exciter architectures. Group skill sets include trading requirements, power flow and allocation, package and device trade studies and specification, circuit card assembly design and simulation, verification testing and data reduction, electromagnetic design, analysis, and simulation, design verification, and production support.

This position is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead an engineering design functional group of 10 to 15 engineers including performance management, career development, staffing, and merit planning

  • Provide project and technical oversight for design activities performed by the group

  • Maintain and ensure application of design processes and guidelines used in the group

  • Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Collaborate with peer managers to ensure consistency across multiple work groups

  • Support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and internally funded project leadership

The PCT manager will have previous, relevant experience in Power, Analog, RF, Digital, and/or Mechanical engineering including development, and test & integration in a production environment. The candidate should also be familiar with one or more of the other related disciplines, such as systems, software, and the above listed hardware disciplines.

The PCT manager will have developed strong communication and leadership skills in order to lead teams and represent the organization as a prime point of contact for one or more of our product areas, including Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM), RF Electronic Warfare (RFEW), and Intelligence, Reconnaissance, Surveillance & Targeting (IRST) systems.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering or Technical degree

  • Minimum7 years of related engineering experience including responsibility as an integrated product team or technical lead

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic understanding of Power electronics

  • Must be US citizen and able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent

  • 12 years of experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment

  • Demonstrated success leading high performance teams as technical, integrated product team, and/or functional leader

  • Power product design, verification, and integration experience including, but not limited to, products in high reliability military applications

  • Position prefers a candidate with a current Secret or Top Secret Clearance

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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Location Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008, United States
Categories Engineering

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