Grand Sky- Manager, Software Engineering 2

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is currently seeking a Manager Software Engineering 2 based at the new Grand Sky facility in Emerado, ND, just minutes away from downtown Grand Forks, ND. Candidate will be responsible for the functional management of approximately 5-12 software engineering personnel assigned to new business opportunities in software sustainment involving agile implementations, software maintenance, embedded software, and cyber resiliency. Key duties involve leadership in standing up this new office; establishing NGTS presence, processes and culture; hiring and growing a qualified staff; and developing new lines of business out of this office. Additional duties include staffing programs and workload forecast; employee engagement, mentoring, and career development; employee training and identification of skills required to execute on emerging programs; conducting employee performance reviews; and leadership and execution for a multitude of functional management responsibilities.

Must have proven leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate exemplary professionalism and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations. Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle. Must have a demonstrated ability to build and maintain diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members. Must have demonstrated mentoring skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward). Must have time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related engineering degree and 5 years of related experience.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Experience working with SAFe, Agile, or Kanban on technically complex projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with manned and/or unmanned flight software and sustainment
  • Experience with modifying software for cyber resiliency
  • Previous experience in developing proposals, SOWs, and BOEs
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering discipline
  • Experience in identifying, pursuing, and obtaining new work scope
  • Previous experience in developing proposals, SOWs, and BOEs
  • Previous experience in establishing a new office environment

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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