Technology Center Manager - Mgr Software Development 1

Northrop Grumman is seeking motivated professionals to join our team as a Manager of Software Development. This position will be located in either Alexandria, Falls Church, Springfield or Lorton, VA.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence...the qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.

The Technology Center Manager will have three primary functions:

- Drive the technology vision (i.e Technology Roadmap) on the program by collaborating with the program staff, architecture team, and the direct staff.
- Management of direct reports, i.e. timesheet approval, performance management, career guidance and coaching, engagement activities
- Provide technical project support at a senior level.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Management responsibilities:
- Drive the implementation of the Technology Roadmap
- Conduct formal individual performance discussions with the staff twice a year as well as more frequent discussions on individual goals and career growth and development.
- Drive and support the Community of Practice meetings / events
- Provide recruiting support (i.e Interview participation, provide hiring recommendations)
- Engage development staff and create a collaborative work environment
- Collaborate with other managers to organize inclusion activities

Technical Responsibilities:
- Contribute technically using one or more of the following: Java / JEE / Enterprise Java solutions; Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, MyBatis, JSF, React, Angular, etc), Oracle / PostgreSQL
- Develop and consume web services (REST, JSON, etc..) for an operational/production environment - Utilize DevOps CI/CD (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc..), Test-Driven development (Junit / Selenium), Security (Ex: JWT, OAuth,
etc),
- Utilize an Agile framework such as Scrum and/or Kanban
- Mentor and coach junior and mid-level developers

All work will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

- Must have 6 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors in Engineering or related field, 4 years with Masters; 2 years with PhD
- Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance.
- 5+ years development experience using one or more of: Java / JEE / Enterprise Java solutions; Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, MyBatis, JSF, React, Angular, etc), Oracle / PostgreSQL
- 5+ years experience developing and consuming web services (REST, JSON, etc..) for an operational/production environment
- 2+ years Technical leadership experience including mentoring junior and mid-level software developers
- Experience with DevOps CI/CD (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc..), Test-Driven development (Junit / Selenium), Security (Ex: JWT, OAuth, etc),
- Experience designing and developing large and complex technical solutions is required.
- Ability to communicate effectively with project staff and customers to solve complex issues
- Must be a team player, motivated, self-starter and a quick learner
- Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with the Atlassian toolset, including JIRA and Confluence
- Experience utilizing Jenkins or similar tools for CI/CD.
- Active DHS CBP or Top Secret ClearanceNorthrop 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.${descr2}${descr3}


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