Manager Software Engineering 2Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager, Software Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located onsite in Melbourne, Florida .

This exciting position offers the opportunity to manage a team and contribute to design, develop, integrate, and test software applications and systems for our end-user customers and businesses. Specifically, you will be responsible for leading a team working on software design, architecture, development using software engineering best practices and standards throughout the full software development life cycle including requirement development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance.

You will collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams, such as with Systems Engineering, Embedded & Real-Time Software, Test Automation, DevOps, and Systems Test, in an Agile software development environment. You will oversee and review system capabilities that resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and lead a team in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative team settings across all levels.

  • Responsible to participate in planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large delivery order or mid-size technical services-type contract.

  • Manage workflow requests from other product leads within the Software IPT, as well as product leads from other IPTs.

  • Collaborate on Agile Scrum teams to deliver software development life cycle of software products for multiple software baselines.

  • Responsible for managing staffing and reporting status and metrics to IPT and Functional leadership.

  • Provide functional management to direct reports, including career guidance, staffing, interviewing/onboarding, disciplinary actions, and direct engagement.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field AND 9 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in software development, OR a STEM Master's Degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in software development.

  • Experience with the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Experience with at least two of the following programming or scripting languages: C, C++, and Python.

  • Experience with implementing, integrating, and debugging embedded software architectures.

  • Experience leading and managing technical teams.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Developing technical solutions in an Agile or Scaled Agile Environment

  • Experience with Software Change Control, Change Management, and CI/CD tools such as: Atlassian tool suite, GitHub, GitLab, AND/OR Jenkins.

  • Experience architecting, designing, modeling, implementing, integrating, and debugging OO C++ software running on Real-Time Operating systems such as: VxWorks, Integrity, AND/OR Real Time Embedded Linux.

  • Experience developing safety-critical C++ software.

  • Experience with Software Requirement Specification Testing using automated scripting languages such as Python, MATLAB, JavaScript, AND/OR Bash.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.

  • Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members.

  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward).

  • Experience leading a team of 12 employees with a record of on-time performance.

  • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities.

  • Experience with task/resource planning, development of BOEs, IMS and IFC planning.

Salary Range: $131,200 - $196,800

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