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Northrop Grumman GBSD Director of Software, PlatformOne Lead in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program is seeking applicants for a Director of Software, PlatformOne Lead, which is the senior software leader responsible for overall software development planning, transition and execution of the PlatformOne software development environment.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Be responsible for defining the transition strategy and plans for NG software teams to transition from on premise environments to the USAF-provided PlatformOne environment

  • Be responsible for leading the transition of GBSD software developers onto PlatformOne

  • Have a superior understanding of the PlatformOne DevSecOps environment, toolsets, and integration architecture

  • Have a superior understanding of Agile software development principles and lessons learned

  • Have a strong understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and associate principles

  • Have experience working on Agile teams in a leadership position across multiple teams

  • Provide coaching, technical direction, and facilitation of the entire Enterprise software leadership team

  • Lead the strategy and execution of USAF engagements related to PlatformOne, by providing technical and programmatic leadership and engagement for senior levels of both the NG and USAF leadership teams

  • Provide leadership direction and support to the on-premise NG DevSecOps Environment and Enterprise Services team

  • Develop, monitor and support the GBSD Continuous Integration / Continuous

  • Development (CI/CD) pipeline and utilize all tools to support software development

  • Define, Monitor and Lead software implementation procedures on PlatformOne to include static code analysis, unit-level testing and documentation in support of GBSD software development

  • Provide highly innovative solutions to unusually complex technical problems

  • Position will require up to 25% travel

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in related industry (13 years with Master's STEM Degree; or 10 years with PhD STEM Degree)

  • Experience in PlatformOne development, usage and implementation

  • Experience in large-scale agile software development

  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle

  • Experience in software development (C/C++, real time processors, Java, etc.)

  • Leadership experience of large, engineering teams across multiple geographic locations

  • U.S. Citizenship with an active DoD Top Secret Clearance

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Detailed knowledge and operational understanding of PlatformOne tools, applications, vendors and suppliers

  • Proficiency in AGILE or C/C++ and real-time processing including: processes threads, scheduling, synchronization mechanisms and memory management required.

  • Experience with large, distributed teams developing embedded software

  • Experience with DevSecOps toolchains and applications

  • Experience in the use of Atlassian tools

  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance required

  • Experience with JIRA/ConfluenceFamiliarity with a structured process driven software development environment including peer reviews of all work products, using a revision control system, defect tracking and build release practices required

  • Experience with development drivers and middleware (RTOS, Linux and/or VxWorks) and anti-tampering (cryptographic, secure comms, logging, SW deployment) is preferred

  • Experience with Git products

  • Experience with applied automated testing techniques including unit and integration testing.

  • Experience with test framework/application and system verification

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with SAP/SCI

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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