Manager, Ground System Design

Northrop Grumman San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager of Ground System Design Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA. As the Manager of Design Engineering, you will be oversee all development activity across a line of products.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of staffing & managing a team of design engineers.

  • Functional management of engineering staff that includes providing performance feedback, career development, mentoring, and technical direction.

  • Serve as the staffing focal for Design Engineers across multiple programs.

  • Develop a detailed Product Definition Process that documents the process for creating and releasing Ground Systems drawings.

  • Work with Product Managers to define product roadmaps and develop detailed Integrated Master Schedules that are both aggressive and achievable.

  • Present detailed status reports and metrics to management.

  • Lead the design team to produce a product that meets requirements within cost and schedule.

  • Providing estimates for proposals and new business opportunities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university

  • Must have minimum 5 years of experience as a Design Engineer

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance and program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Extensive experience with Northrop Grumman's version of Teamcenter Unified and Enterprise

  • Extensive familiarity with drawing standards (such as ASME)

  • Prior Management Experience

  • Extensive experience in production drawing creation and release

  • Proven success leading design teams

  • Project Management experience such as Earned Value Management (EVM), proposal estimating, and maintaining an Integrated Master Scheduling (IMS)

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

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Instructional Design Associate Instructional Design Manager

Dexcom, Inc.

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-16T00:00 Associate Instructional Design Manager About Dexcom: Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. provides continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions for people with diabetes - while empowering our community to take control of diabetes. FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION: Designs and develops technical training curriculum for customer base. Ensures that training courses address all levels of customers in the use of company products/services. Designs course outlines, gathering supporting technical documentation and developing course workbooks and trainer notes. Interfaces with other departments to develop specifications for course content. Assesses customer needs for future course development. Summary: Responsible for creating, developing and writing various types of user documentation and product instruction for both patient and healthcare provider audiences domestic and international, including in-app education content through various methods of software, user guides, references, and manuals in print and digital. Heavy focus on in-app education content development. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * High collaboration with Research and Development and sub-department of Marketing (Upstream and UI/UX) teams to create product instruction of features, product education, etc. into training materials, in-app content, user guides (via software, print and digital). * Engage subject-matter experts to develop our commercial training materials for CGM and diabetes software products. * Create user instruction for software, technical concepts and features in simple, layperson language using topic-based writing software. * Ensure technical verbiage is easy to understand by our customers and content flow, simplicity and succinctness of all product instruction. * Able to tailor writing style to various age groups and audiences (adults, pediatrics, patients, health care providers, internal staff, regulatory agencies). * Work collaboratively with Graphic Designers to visually enhance the written instruction to ensure optimal learning. * Ensure brand centricity and continuation of our written brand/tone in all CGM software and education materials. * Work with cross-functional teams within Marketing sub-groups, Clinical, Research and Development, Engineering, Quality and Customer Facing Departments. * Keep up-to-date on new and innovative ways to design instruction as it relates to effective education and technical writing on software and the end user, as well as trends in the medical device field. * Collaborate with Human Factor Engineering Teams to test and revise product instruction as needed. Facilitate product training for Human Factors Testing as needed. * Use standard writing styles, such as Chicago Manual of Style. * Create table of contents and cite sources. * Create user instruction and education both written and digital including user guides, quick start guides, scripts for video tutorials and in-app instruction. * Revise user manuals with new or updated features. Follow product life cycles and implement changes as needed to user guide, training materials, etc. * Copy-editing and proof-reading of work product. * Work with agencies as needed to support content development. * Write clear and concise policies and procedures. * Follow and work within the document control system. * Work with Regulatory and Legal to gain final approval of product instruction. Required Qualifications: * To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and in a timely manner and accept responsibility and ownership for each assigned project. This position requires a results-oriented, self-disciplined, fast-paced, motivated individual with excellent communication and collaboration skills that requires minimal supervision and is able to multitask several projects at one time. * Background in in-app content development for both iOS and Android platforms. * Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, InDesign and Confluence (database software) required. Adobe Creative Cloud apps (Illustrator, Photoshop), Articulate Storyline 360, MadCap Flare and other content development software highly desirable. Experience and Education Requirements: * Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 – 8 years of related experience. * Minimum of three years of experience in technical writing or instructional design for complex products, health care or medical device software preferred. * Experience with technical writing for a FDA-regulated product highly encouraged. * Certification in Technical Writing and/or Master of Science Degree in Instructional Design preferred. Travel Required: * Up to 25% * This position will be based in San Diego, CA, but will travel intermittently, as needed. FUNCTIONAL/BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE: * A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. * Demonstrates further technical development and a track record of project success. * Demonstrates an ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. * Considered a specialist in the field within the function. SCOPE: * Assists in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. * Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. * Networks with senior internal and external colleagues in own area of expertise. JUDGEMENT: * Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. * Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments. Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to perform the following Physical Activity: Standing, walking, sitting, using hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. May be required to lift 0 lbs. to over 100 lbs. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: Wet or humid conditions, work near moving parts, work in high - precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, vibration. The noise level in this work environment can range from quiet to very loud. Please Note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications. Dexcom, Inc. San Diego CA

Manager, Ground System Design

Northrop Grumman