MDA Hardware & Sciences Technical Manager 1

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Linthicum Heights, MD

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    Position summary

    act people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have 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, but they're also making history.

    Northrop Grumman Microelectronics Center (NGMC) pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines the leading edge of exotic new technologies in the design, fabrication, and applications of modern microelectronics devices. One of our most challenging new fields is the Microelectronics Designs and Applications (MDA) Business Area (BA), which combines the unique properties of superconductivity and quantum mechanics to develop radical new energy-efficient computing systems. Our team is chartered to transform computing beyond Moore's Law, advancing development of computer architectures, processing/memory subsystems, and large-scale high performance computing systems.

    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Engineering & Sciences (E&S) is seeking candidates for the position of MDA Hardware & Sciences Technical Manager 1 to support the NGMC MDA in Annapolis Junction or Linthicum, MD .

    What You'll Get To Do :
    This is a dual-role technical manager position. Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 6-10 staff, and process and resource co - ordination with functional homeroom management. The manager will also be expected to perform technical work on programs. It is anticipated that given the size of the functional team, the split between program and functional duties will be approximately 80 program /20 functional, on average. The direct program work may include technical work, IPT leadership, or any other appropriate technical function.

    Key roles and responsibilities include:

    • Lead a team of 6-10 technical staff in management role. Administrative management responsibilities include staffing, performance and compensation management, and career development.
    • Execute in a direct contributor or technical leadership role supporting MDA programs in one of the following areas: Materials science; modeling, design or test of superconducting electronics; quantum mechanics; low temperature physics; computer architectures; processing/memory subsystems; large-scale high performance computing systems; analog, RF, or digital design.
    • Work in cooperation with program management to ensure successful execution against cost and schedule targets. Provide technical leadership to the team as they execute their own program roles. Ensure proper engineering processes and procedures are employed.
    • Work with peers and training leads to identify critical skill shortfalls; develop appropriate technical training; and improve team performance.

    This position requires work onsite in either Linthicum, MD or Annapolis Junction, MD facilities.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with 5+ years of experience; Master of Science degree plus 3 years of experience within a related engineering field; OR a PhD within a related field with 6+ months of professional experience.
    • Experience in one or more of the following:
      • Materials : Experience in experimental physics, materials science, electrical engineering, or a related field for thin films/ device fabrication and characterization.
      • Computational Physics: Experience in scientific computing, physics, materials science, applied mathematics or a related field for numerical simulations of condensed matter systems. Skills in C/ Python and knowledge of tools commonly used in scientific computation.
      • Experimental Physics : Experience working in a lab environment performing measurement, analysis, and troubleshooting. Knowledge of designing experiments and measurement automation.
      • Hardware Design : Experience in RF, analog, or digital design, either board-level or chip level circuit design, including ASIC analog or digital verification skills
    • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills.
    • U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance with poly per business requirements

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Physics, Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent.
    • PhD in Physics, Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent.
    • 7 years of experience in a multi-disciplined science/engineering environment.
    • Demonstrated success leading high performance teams as technical, integrated product team, and/or functional leader.
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Materials science; modeling, design, or test of superconducting electronics; quantum mechanics; low temperature physics; computer architectures; processing/memory subsystems; large-scale high performance computing systems; analog, RF, or digital design.
    • Experience with Lean-Agile development for modelling and/or hardware systems.
    • Experience leading teams in a functional, programmatic, or technical capacity.
    • Active TS/SCI security clearance with poly

    Salary Range: $120,800 - $181,200

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
    The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.