- Leadership Experience
- Management Experience
- Earned Value Management
- Program Management
- DoD Experience
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.
The Engineering Manager 3, Triton Flight Test and Engineering Site Lead is directly responsible for Triton Program engineering and test activity at Patuxent River MD. This includes performing modifications, ground operations, ground tests, and experimental flight tests on three Triton MQ-4B air vehicles and conducting full spectrum system of systems testing for the U.S. Navy. This leader will be responsible for the direction of imbedded and travelling engineering personnel and the flight test team, and will have cost, schedule, and performance responsibility to the Triton Director of Systems Test and Evaluation. In addition, this position will be the direct Northrop Grumman point of contact with host squadron leadership and will interface with PMA test and evaluation personnel. He/she will drive test strategy and architecture to support major program milestones. Finally, as site lead 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 is based at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland and will require travel to other Northrop Grumman program sites.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)
Must have an Active DoD Secret
15 years combined experience in executing flight test and/or aircraft operations.
3 year hands-on experience in a leadership role on a recent Department of Defense flight test program.
5 years experience as a manager.
1 year experience using earned value management systems.
MS Degree in Engineering or Management
Program Management or Engineering leadership experience on a large Naval Aviation programs
Formal flight test training, such as test pilot school
Knowledge of NAVAIR T&E processes
Unmanned air vehicle experience
Active DoD Top Secret