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Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 2 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 sector is looking for a Software Functional Manager for Mission Systems Products. This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as the individual's current program responsibilities on program. This position will serve as the Functional management role that will consume 10% to 20% of the candidate's time and is located in Melbourne, Florida. The candidate should have a strong technical background in software development and embedded systems, including strong C/C++, software requirements and software design experience. Software Development focus is for flight/safety critical applications using software engineering best practices & standards and participate in the full life-cycle of software development to include C++ coding to flight/safety critical coding standards, unit testing and software integration testing, Software requirements and design documentation and support for program reviews. Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 12 engineers, and process and resource coordination with functional homeroom management.

This role will be responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected and working with the respective IPT to address those needs. He/she will also be responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers. He/she will work with the program software manager and IPT leads in establishing personal program and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for subordinates. The candidate will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, discipline, as necessary. He/she will acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable their subordinates to perform their work. He/she will generate training plans based on the program and their subordinates' needs. This position will provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status, appropriately represent, and be a spokesperson for the Software Engineering organization to their group, assigned project, and the company.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 7+ years OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 5+ years of direct related experience in military and/or commercial payload integration and/or software systems engineering development

  • Must be familiar with all phases of the software development life cycle and Agile software development

  • Prior lead or management experience in a team environment

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Preferred candidates will have demonstrated leadership of engineering personnel on a Northrop Grumman Corporation program to include software architecture oversight

  • Experience with VxWorks

  • Experience with VectorCAST (source code coverage tool)

  • Possess DoD secret or higher clearance

  • Possess Program Access

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.

Job Category : Engineering