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Mgr Engineering 3

Northrop Grumman | Edwards AFB CA 93524 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/08/2019

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The B-2 Systems Test IPT Lead and Edwards AFB (EAFB) Site Manager is responsible for B-2 Engineering and Test activity at Palmdale and EAFB, CA. This includes performing modifications, ground operations, ground tests, airworthiness and developmental flight tests on multiple air vehicles including full spectrum, system of systems testing. This leader will be responsible for the direction of engineering personnel and the flight test team, and will have cost, schedule, and performance responsibility to the B-2 Director of Systems Test and Evaluation. In addition, this position will be the Northrop Grumman point of contact for test with the host squadron leadership and USG Test and Evaluation personnel. He/she will drive test strategy and architecture to support major program milestones. Finally, as the EAFB Site Manager he/she is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for all personnel, and addressing site issues and concerns such as facilities and emergency planning.

The position will be based at Edwards AFB, CA and will require travel to other Northrop Grumman program sites.

Basic Qualifications:

* BS Degree in Engineering and 10 or more years' experience in flight test and aircraft operations

* Hands-on experience in a leadership role on a recent Department of Defense flight test program

* Five or more years' experience as an IPT lead and or manager
* Experience using Earned Value Management systems.

* The candidate must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills

* Active DoD Secret clearance with full investigation within the last 6 yearsand the ability of obtain a DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI



Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's Degree in Engineering or Management

* Program Management or Engineering leadership experience on a large aviation acquisition program

* Formal flight test training, such as test pilot school; familiarity with T&E processes.

* Excellent analytical, oral/written communication and critical thinking skills along with the ability to function in high pressure and short-turnaround situations

* Active DoD Top Secret/SCI

* Current Special Program Access (SAP)


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, United States
Categories Engineering

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