Mgr Cyber Software Engineering 1
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill multiple Engineering & Sciences, Manager 1 positions within the Cyber Software North organization.
This is a dual role in a matrix organization encompassing both people leadership and direct technical performance. This position will manage staff who may support multiple programs, projects and initiatives. The position is located specifically in the Annapolis Junction, MD area.
The role will is composed of two areas of responsibility:
Team Leadership and Management: Ensures her/his team has a clear purpose and clear roles; Communicates information to employees in a timely manner to help them to be productive and engaged; Gives direct feedback to people on her/his team about their performance and potential in the organization; Is a talent scout who excels at finding and developing next-generation talent; Finds targeted development assignments for employees on her/his team who will become next generation leaders; Is a role model for diversity and inclusion through seeking out and including diverse opinions and perspectives; Proactively confronts inappropriate behaviors in an effective way. Ensures that the technical requirements of supported programs are being met by the personnel within the discipline team. Functional responsibilities include staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development. Additional responsibilities include coordinating specific staffing requirements, drafting/reviewing requisitions and performing hiring manager responsibilities, identifying rotational opportunities for employees, and performance management.
Team Technical Performance: The candidate should have a technical performance role currently in place or can be placed into an open software role that can account for at least 80% of their time. Technical performance responsibilities will vary based on current role.
The position requires the leader to communicate not just with Program managers, but also with other Cyber SE department managers, as well as the larger E&S organization. Consequently, excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines in and out of the Eastern region, Agile Hiring Teams, program directors and program managers.
The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities.
The ideal candidate will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals.
Minimal local travel is expected.
Bachelor Degree and a minimum of 5+ years' experience in software development, systems administration, or cloud related software configuration and implementation.
* Agile experience at both the team and multiple-team level required.
Proven leadership skills as a people and technical leader, and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
Experience leading software engineering projects, teams, or IPTs
Experienced in all aspects of the engineering process, from requirements analysis through retirement
Current, active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI polygraph with MPO Customer
Master's degree in a relevant/related technical specialty.
High proficiency in technical problem solving
Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph
* Certified in one (or more) of the following
Agile SCRUM Master Certification
SAFe(TM) Certification (any level)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
MBA or PMI PMP Certification
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