Manager Software Engineering 1 Bellevue, NE

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact 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, they're making history.

At Northrop Grumman, our values support our ability to deliver on our shared purposes. If you are a leader who leads with innovation, strategic thought, doing the right thing, does what is promised and is committed to shared success, then we encourage your candidacy for our Manager of Engineering (M1) position. We are seeking a highly qualified, strong leader to lead the engineering organization supporting the Nuclear and Global C2 department in the Mission Planning and Decision Support (MPDS) operating unit (OU), part of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems' Combat Systems & Mission Readiness (CSMR) division. The CSMR division protects and secures our global citizens through the development of integrated net-enabled command & control and training systems and solutions that defend against air and missile threats, enhance situational awareness, and prepare for the mission.

This position will be responsible for the daily operation of scrum teams performing development, maintenance, and sustainment of software products for the USAF, and other customers at the Northrop Grumman facility. Ultimately, this position is responsible for the delivery and sustainment of software requirements on schedule in addition to managing and developing the staff.

The successful Software Engineering Manager will:

  • Perform 85% coverage in a technical role and 15% coverage performing the duties associated with this position.

  • Provide functional direction to a team of approximately 10 - 15 software engineers. Work closely with them to ensure they have what they need, remove impediments and enable them to meet commitments.

  • Provide staff support for goal planning, performance reviews, training, and general employee development. Build, grow, and mentor the team.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance by engaging with the team in a daily collaborative style and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Other responsibilities include identification of skill gaps and increasing engineering competencies through strategic hiring and employee skills development.

  • Emphasizing agile and model-based methods and practices in support of a full digital engineering transformation.

  • Accurate reporting of engineering workforce utilization, retention rate and talent acquisition fulfillment metrics, and leading and supporting initiatives to ensure metric goals are met.

  • Working with Agile methodologies

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the daily operations of a team & program in a technical manner such as software development and /or systems engineering (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs).

  • Provide leadership and technical direction to subordinates utilizing management guidelines and general policies, including planning and program performance, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages and resource allocation.

  • Responsible for functional personnel management of NG employees to include staffing, training and skills development, performance reviews and feedback, counseling, and career development.

  • Due to the classified work, this position requires you to work at our Bellevue facility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline and a minimum of 5 years' experience with software engineering

  • Master of Science degree in a technical discipline and a minimum of 3 years' experience with software engineering

  • Experience leading Agile software teams

  • Full knowledge of software development lifecycle including: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug, and maintenance

  • Experience communicating with customers, other technical teams, and senior management to report status, proactively identify and resolve issues, collect, and refine requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and coordinate a product strategy.

  • Must have an active Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance

  • Scrum Master or Product Owner experience

  • 5+ years leading or developing/maintaining software systems with proven success.

  • Scrum Master, Scrum Professional or Agile Coach Certification

  • Proficiency with Java, Angular, Cesium, SonarQube, Jenkins

  • Previous experience as a team lead

Salary Range: $106,400 - $159,600

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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