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Manager Software Engineering 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Orlando
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Interim Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has an opening for a Software Engineering Manager to manage a team of engineers across multiple programs and efforts. This position is an engineering management role within the Satellite Ground Mission Planning Analysis Department and will report directly to the Software Section Manager.
The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and you are comfortable engaging with the internal and external customers.
Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of software engineers performing direct work on multiple programs

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

  • Use good judgement to pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. 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

  • Oversee and manage the quality and timeliness of the organization's products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems

  • Develop and manage detailed budgets and schedules and create work assignments for indirect tasking

    The successful candidate will have a current full-time Program assignment; with a subset of the time allocated to Functional Manager duties, which fluctuate throughout the year due to business needs and the performance management cycle.
    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in STEM with 5 years of software engineering experience OR Master's Degree with 3 years of experience.

    • Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle and extensive technical expertise

    • 5+ years experience with object oriented programming languages

    • Exceptional leadership skills in order to coordinate collaboration across engineering teams

    • Demonstrated mastery in various competencies of Teaching, Mentoring, and Facilitation

    • An Interim or Active Secret clearance

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Proven interaction in a distributed team environment

      • Strong background in software testing, troubleshooting, and the process of the Software Review Board

      • An advanced degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other STEM discipline

      • Prior experience in engineering functional management is a plus

      • Proven leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills

      • Demonstrate exemplary professionalism and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

      • Demonstrate strong team-building/collaboration skills

      • Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members

      • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

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

      • Previous experience in developing proposal inputs (task descriptions and basis of estimate)

      • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities

      • Prior experience with performing software development using agile methodologies

      • Prior experience with using Atlassian tool suite

        Salary Range: $106,400.00 - $159,600.00
        Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
        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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
        We are a pioneering company.
        With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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