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Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 1 in Linthicum, Maryland

This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSS) seeks to fill a Manager Level 1 Software Engineering position in the Payload and Ground Systems Division Engineering organization supporting INS Integrated National Systems (INS) Business Unit (BU). This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance (20/80 respectively).

The INS BU Engineering Organization requires an Engineering Manager experienced in Software Engineering to lead a team that may consist of software, systems, network engineers and system administrators. Candidate will ensure quality-engineering support to programs, IRADs, CRADs, and new business pursuits. Responsibilities include employee inclusion, communication, employee engagement, performance management, career development, employee rewards and recognition, and resolving personnel issues. The responsibilities also includes the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding of new employees, college and intern recruiting, development and advancement of engineering practices, identification of skill gaps, and increasing engineering competencies through strategic hiring and employee skills development. The position requires functional management of approximately 8-12 engineers

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she 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 commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are necessary. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. He / she will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the division business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidate will work closely with the engineering managers and program managers. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/work experience of the Space or Ground Systems mission, development, or business area

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related technical discipline

  • Minimum 3 years software/systems engineering experience

  • Minimum 2 years of management experience; understand and support Northrop Grumman policies

  • Active TS/SCI with poly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Breadth of engineering experience on large and small programs and Business development activities

  • Program management, functional management, and customer management skills

  • Broad area of experience working in software development environments or mission area

  • Time management skills and a proven ability to follow through on actions

  • People focused

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Job Category : Engineering