Software Development Manager 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.

This position is for a manager over the Embedded System and Software Section for the Engineering and System Integration business unit of the Global Logistics and Modernization Division of the Technical Services Sector. The successful candidate will possess strong diverse skills in software development and sustainment, systems engineering, and program management. The candidate will also need to be versed in waterfall and Agile development frameworks and methodologies. They must promote engagement and meet the high level performance demands of this section. This position requires strong leadership and organizational skills to prioritize and ensure program needs are met in a timely manner. Must be able to manage in a matrix type environment where resources are deployed to various programs as needed. It is important to obtain and develop new talent to support emerging needs, grow the skills of currently employees, develop backup resources, and increase overall coding efficiency in this very demanding environment.

The successful candidate will provide oversight of day to day software development and test operations and be responsible for managing budgets, schedules, resources, and software/hardware purchases to meet the mission. Candidate will also need to implement company policies/procedures and support section growth by pursuing new Business.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related engineering degree
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Experience with missile, ground support equipment, test equipment and/or flight systems
  • Manager/Lead experience providing oversight of day to day software sustainment and development operations consisting of embedded and traditional software elements
  • Program management experience on DoD programs with proven ability to interface with government customers and stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering discipline
  • Experience working with SAFe, Agile, or Kanban projects. Related certifications a plus
  • Experience in identifying, pursuing, and obtaining new work scope
  • Previous experience in developing proposals, SOWs, and BOEs

Direct 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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