Mgr Engineering 3 Autonomous Systems Flight Test Site Manager Mojave

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Mojave, CA

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7285456
AJE Ref #
576153316
Location
Mojave, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Mgr Engineering 3 \- Autonomous Systems Flight Test Site Manager \- Mojave
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* Requisition ID:
16020043
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* Location\(s\):
United States\-California\-Mojave
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* US Citizenship Required for this Position:
Yes
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* Relocation Assistance:
Relocation assistance may be available
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Yes, 10 % of the Time
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* Position Description
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* Northrop Grumman is looking for an Autonomous Systems Flight Test Site Manager for Mojave CA\. This position will support several flight test programs that will conduct testing in the near future\. The Autonomous Systems Mojave Flight Test Manager is directly responsible for two major program teams performing ground operations, instrumentation, integrated propulsion systems testing, and flight operations and flight tests on autonomous systems air vehicles\. Testing will include extensive ground, airworthiness, and flight and mission systems testing\.
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* As site lead, he/she will be responsible for coordination with the Palmdale Aircraft Integrations Center of Excellence facilities team, the Mojave Space Port executive director, and the Flight Test CoE Director\.The manager and site leader will provide day to day and strategic direction of activities at Mojave\. Duties will include:
+ Managing several Control Accounts for budget+ Setting team priorities+ Interfacing cross\-IPT to address engineering issues+ Interfacing with sub\-contractors providing flight test support+ Coordinating customer visits+ Ensuring the safety and safe operations of the teamHe/she will report directly to the Autonomous Systems Test & Evaluation IPT Lead, and interact daily with the respective Program Managers and Chief Engineers\.Basic Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's Degree in STEM discipline+ Experience leading a large team executing ground and flight test activities\.+ Proven performance managing a multi\-year budget successfully using EVMS methodology\.+ Experience working as a lead/leader on a developmental test program\.+ Demonstrated performance as a manager solving cross\-IPT technical issues with highly integrated program schedules\.+ Active Secret Clearance is required to start, and must be eligible for Top Secret Clearance and Special Access\.
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* + The candidate must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills\.+ Experience with both DOD and Civil/FAA test programs\.+ MS Degree in engineering or management\.+ Program management experience\.+ Formal flight test training\.+ Experience briefing senior executives on highly technical issues\.+ Familiarity with Northrop Grumman engineering and Systems Integration Test and Evaluation practices and policies\. _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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* _Mgr Engineering 3 \- Autonomous Systems Flight Test Site Manager \- Mojave_
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* _California\-Mojave_
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* Requisition ID:

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* _16020043_ .