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The Northrop Grumman Military and Civil Space Engineering and Manufacturing organization has an opportunity for a Manager 2 Pathways Functional Manager. Pathways is a department of entry level employees who are provided rotational opportunities across various programs at the Azusa campus. This position leads functional management of three sections totaling approximately 40 engineers of diverse disciplines. This position will also have an expanded responsibility of serving as the Azusa point of contact with University Relations and Recruiting to support college hiring activities. The candidate will be required to integrate input from all internal engineering and manufacturing departments and program leadership to develop rotational assignments and opportunities for the Pathways team members.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or due to business needs.
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Field with 5 years of experience in Space and/or Defense industry; OR Master's Degree in a STEM field with 3 years of experience in Space and/or Defense industry
5 or more years of engineering experience in the payload design of electro-optical and Infrared (EO/IR) payload systems
5 or more years of technical payload design, data analysis, products, or test experience in Systems, Hardware, Software, or Test Engineering
Ability to obtain & maintain a DoD Secret Clearance (U.S. Citizenship is required)
Master's degree in a STEM field
Knowledge of and experience with the Military and Civil Space business area and Azusa programs
Proven ability to lead and influence a high performance team
Proven ability to inspire and guide junior engineers as well as partner with program leads for rotational assignments
Proven effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
10 years of related space and defense industry experience
5 or more years of functional leadership (including college recruiting, active career development, and performance evaluation and guidance)
Active & Current DoD 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.