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Northrop Grumman Manager Embedded Software Eng 2 in Morrisville, North Carolina

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours by expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

As an Embedded Software Manager 2 at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.

The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a software manager in the Secure Processing Embedded software section of Software Technologies organization under the Baltimore Center of Excellence (BCoE). The manager will be responsible for the supervision of a Software Development team in the Mission Security Embedded Software product area. Management activities include providing technical oversight of design, development, and integration of software components of the entire software stack along with support of system integration and test.

Additional responsibilities include proposal and BOE generation, integrated product lead (IPT) positions, control account management (CAM), software process leadership, executing performance reviews, staffing programs, and career development. The manager will guide the team in applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools using Agile development methodology.

The candidate should have experience in leading and coordinating a team through challenging software development activities. The manager must guide the teams in compliance with the Mission Security Internal Software Development Plan (iSDP) and the Agile Development Plan (ADP) with tasks including requirements decomposition, software design, coding, unit testing, models and simulation, integration, and systems test to deliver enhanced secure capabilities.

Strong communication and people leadership skills are vital to this position.

This position will be located at our Morrisville site in North Carolina.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 7+ years of progressive Software Engineering/Development experience

  • Experience as a software engineering/development Team Leader

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Linux or VxWorks

  • Prior software functional management experience (executing performance reviews, staffing allocations, software process leadership, and career goals development).

  • Management of budget for technical activities

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