Enterprise Software Lead (ESL) Senior Manager (Mgr 3, Aurora, CO)

Enterprise Software Lead (ESL) Senior Manager (Mgr 3, Aurora, CO)

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems – Space Systems Program Office is seeking a Enterprise Software Lead Senior Manager, reporting to the Rushmore Program Director. The Manager will lead a team of software engineers whose responsibilities include providing mission application maintenance (Category 1 Software), mission tool development and maintenance (Category 3 Software), remote computer infrastructure monitoring, resource control and security maintenance for a complex 24x7 global operations and maintenance program. This position is a hybrid role, consisting of direct support to programs and people management. This position will be located in Aurora, Colorado.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Lead the transformation from a distributed (worldwide) team to a largely domestic consolidated team to provide manpower and process efficiencies compared to historical practices. Fundamental to this transformation is a drive toward standard processes and procedures (to include configuration management), a centralized tools repository, and consolidation of the current highly proliferated Category 3 tools
  • Prioritize and deploy team and people resources to complete tasks regardless of geographic boundaries
  • Interface directly with customer, factory, and upper-level management to provide status and determine priorities

This position requires domestic and international travel.

The manager is expected to have a proven ability to maintain good customer interfaces, and be a focused self-starter with excellent delegation, team-building, and time management skills with the ability to act quickly and logically under stressful conditions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field from an accredited institution
  • At least 10 years of experience in software engineering and/or software management
  • At least 2 years of leadership experience
  • Experience with software configuration management processes
  • SCI clearance, with Counter Intelligence (CI) Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience on RODEO, COAST, Atlantis, or AMP Programs
  • Experience in real-time command and control software, web tool development and integration, database management and utilization, networks, and system administration
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience

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.


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