Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 2 in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking 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 flourishes with 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 Functional Homeroom Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will fill a need in the Autonomous Design Center of Excellence Software Directorate and is located in Rancho Bernardo (San Diego).

You will lead the functional management of approximately 12 software engineering personnel assigned to Special Programs. Your responsibilities will include: conducting performance assessments, staffing, employee development, communication meetings, disciplinary actions, compensation adjustments, training & educational oversight/approval and other routine personnel issues. You will also establish common processes and practices in cooperation with colleague managers across the sector.

You will work closely with program-assigned systems engineering, software development, and management professionals to ensure the software lifecycle is accomplished with high quality and efficiency. Do you anticipate challenges and have keen organization skills? In this role, you'll track both the quality and timeliness of the organization's products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems. You will have a current and continuing full-time program assignment on Special Programs; this position is allocated for 15% of your time, which fluctuates during the year due to business needs and the performance management cycle.

Do you demonstrate exemplary integrity, excellent 2-way interpersonal skills (upward and downward), and maintain composure in stressful situations? You'll utilize those skills here. Additionally, you should possess a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle, be knowledgeable in the standard Sector software engineering processes, demonstrate strong team-building/collaboration skills, and will have experienced multiple iterations of the complete lifecycle as a practitioner. You will execute successfully by using your ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members, and perfecting your time management to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university.

-At least 5 years of software engineering experience.

  • Active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • Ability to obtain Special Program access.

  • Complementary assignment on Special Programs satisfied through current assignment or through selection to fill open program need.

  • Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university.

  • Previous experience leading a team of 5-12 employees with a record of on-time performance.

  • Currently accessed to Special Programs.

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.