Northrop Grumman MAS Software Section Manager in San Diego, California
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 has an opening for a SoftwareManager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.
The selected candidate will hold a leadership role in the Program and manage approximately 12 software engineers working on the Program. The candidate will analyze, design, develop, test, integrate and maintain Mission software and support tools while utilizing software engineering best practices and standards. Candidate will participate in the full life-cycle activities of software development in an Agile development paradigm.
In addition to Program Statement of Work, the candidate will be responsible for the functional management duties include conducting performance assessments, managing staffing needs, developing your employees, conducting communication meetings, administering disciplinary actions, performing compensation adjustments, training & educational oversight/approval and other routine personnel issues. Functional management role is allocated for 15% of the candidate's time. This will fluctuate during the year due to business needs and the performance management cycle.
Utilize software engineering best practices and standards to develop highly innovative and ingenious solutions to unusually complex problems
Full knowledge of software development lifecycle and extensive technical expertise
Actively mentors others and share knowledge across the team
Seeks to improve processes and embracing change to increase overall efficiency of the team
Collaborates across teams to identify dependencies between teams in advance to minimize integration issues
Holds a leadership position on the team
Work closely with program-assigned systems engineering, software development, and management professionals to ensure that the software lifecycle is accomplished with high quality and efficiency
Hold 1-on-1 meetings with employees to developing, coaching/mentoring employees in their career
Periodically meet with employees' assignment managers to obtain performance feedback
Flow down information from Department and Software Directorate
Manage program's staffing needs
Support meetings and audits as needed by functional organization
Identify and remedy potential issues before they become problems
Utilize excellent 2-way verbal and written communication skills (upward and downward)
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other applicable STEM discipline and at least 5 years of experience
Must have experience in the full lifecycle of complex software systems
Must have knowledge and understanding of standard Sector software engineering
Must have active, in-scope Secret clearance and PAR
Have a current and continuing full-time assignment on the program
Team lead experience on the same program as the engineers in your section
Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
Strong team-building/collaboration skills
Possess time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Engineering