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Manager Software Engineering 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Aeronautics Systems sector is hiring for a Software Functional Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, Florida.This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as the individual's program responsibilities. The Functional management role will comprise 15% to 20% of the candidate's time. The remaining portion of the selectees time is expected to be directly funded activities in support of the program. Technical Responsibilities Include:Applicants must have a strong technical background in software development and embedded systems, including strong C/C++, Python, or Java software requirements and software design experience. The selected person will develop, modify and maintain customized or standardized applications using software engineering best practices and standards, and participate in the full life-cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance. Management Responsibilities Include:Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 12-15 software engineers, and process and resource coordination with functional homeroom management. This person should be able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result and provide direction to resolve priorities to achieve goals. The manager will make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations and services. They will comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.Functional Responsibilities Include:The manager will be responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected, and working with the respective Integrated Product Team (IPT) to address those needs. They will also be responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers. This person will work with the program software manager and IPT leads in establishing personal program and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for subordinates. The manager will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, correcting, as necessary. This position will acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable their subordinates to perform their work. This person will generate training plans based on the program and their subordinates' needs. It is expected that the candidate will provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent and be a spokesperson for the Software Engineering organization to their group, assigned project, and the company. As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field with 7 years of direct related experience in software development or 5 years with a Master's in STEM
  • Familiar with all phases of the software development process
  • Proficiency in a High Order Language like C, C++, Python, or Java
  • The ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret level clearance
  • The ability to obtain/maintain special program accessPreferred Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
    • Familiarity with Rhapsody, Eclipse, Atlassian Tools (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible, Bamboo)
    • Experience with Python
    • Experience with Agile methodologies
    • Experience working in a DevOps culture with continuous integration / continuous deliveries
    • Experience with Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS Protocol/ IEEE Standard 1278) and/or ARINC-610
    • Lead or management experience in a team environment
    • Demonstrated leadership of engineering personnel on a Northrop Grumman Corporation program
    • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret level clearance
    • Active special program access" Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 USD 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 .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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