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Northrop Grumman Manager of Software Engineering 3 in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Manager of Software Engineering 3. The candidates for this position will be the section lead of Naval/Marine & Surveillance Applications group in the Software and Digital Technologies functional organization.

This role will focus on two primary areas of responsibility: team leadership and management, and team technical performance. Responsibilities include the oversight and addressing of cost, schedule, and technical quality for large system development contracts as well as software performance on major systems integration-type contracts. There is additional functional oversight of approximately 80+ software engineers of varied disciplines working multiple programs, IRAD initiatives, and new business capture opportunities with strategic importance for significant downstream value.

Also responsible for staffing and workload forecast; support and adherence to standard software processes; Agile Framework; DevSecOps; lessons learned; and employee engagement, mentoring and career development, including training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs. The responsibilities include the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills and will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced among interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. She / he will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors, and program managers.

Minimal travel is expected.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must possess, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical area. Minimum 9 years' experience in the software engineering discipline. The candidate must have experience in software management, program management, or engineering management of a software-intensive program. Experienced in all aspects of the engineering process, from requirements analysis through verification testing. Working familiarity with Agile Methodologies, DevSecOps, CMMI, and ISO 9001. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Effective communication and presentation skills. High proficiency in technical problem solving to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring.

This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen with an active Secret clearance. Ability to obtain a Top Secret and Special Access clearances will be required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in a relevant technical or management specialty. Top Secret Clearance.

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Job Category : Engineering