Mgr Software Engineering 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that affect people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture grows with intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 consistent results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, located in Palmdale, CA, has an opening for anAP-418 Software Section Manager 2.

The selected candidatewill work closely with the AP-418 Software IPT Lead on all technical aspects of the program and report to the Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence Software Department Manager for direction on all functional activities. This role is about a 15% functional management and 85% technical management position.

Essential Functions:
- Functional management of approximately 12 software engineering personnel assigned to Mission Systems software development on the AP-418 program
-Conduct performance assessments for the team of developers within the section
- All elements of staffing including forecasting, retention and recruiting
- Perform employee development activities
- Communication, disciplinary actions, compensation adjustments, training & educational oversight/ approval and other routine personnel issues
- Establishment of common processes and practices in cooperation with colleague managers across the sector
- Track both the quality and timeliness of the organization's products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems
- Development and management of detailed budgets and schedules
- Analyze requirements allocated to computer software configuration items (CSCI)
- Design and develop software with minimal supervision
- Technical effort emphasis will be development, maintenance and execution of automated software tests for qualification of embedded software products, with opportunities for model and simulation code development.

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Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).
* 5+ years of experience in software development or software test, or 3+ years with Masters Degree, or 0 years with a PhD.
* Active DOD Top Secret clearance and Special Access security clearances.
* Previous technical leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience coding in C/C++ or Python.
* Experience in modeling and simulation in a laboratory environment.
* Experience with system integration
* Previous management experience.
* Masters Degree in STEM.

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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