Manager, Software Engineering 2, –

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Requisition ID: R10089220
Category: Engineering
Location: El Segundo, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for a Manager Software Engineering 2 (S02) position. The selected candidate will be responsible for the functional management of the software engineering personnel under the NGAS West Coast Autonomy/Modeling Simulation (ModSim) Software Department.

The selected candidate will solve difficult programs while demonstrating professionalism and leading by example. Will build or maintain diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members. Will have knowledge and understanding of standard NGAS software engineering processes. Will have time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities. Statement Of Work (SOW) will include managing a team for Integration & Test (I&T) activities or developing Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) applications/services. This position will be located at El Segundo, CA.

Duties Include:

Conducting performance assessments, staffing, employee development, communication meetings, disciplinary actions, compensation adjustments, training & educational oversight/ approval, and other routine personnel issues.

Responsible for establishing common processes and practices in cooperation with colleague managers across the sector.

Develop requirements and negotiate with the customer where needed; develop designs and software in a team environment; and be able to provide technical guidance for junior engineers, provide leadership integrating software in a laboratory environment, and able to develop the complete documentation set required for the software life cycle.

This role will work closely with program-assigned systems engineering, software development, and management professionals to ensure that the software lifecycle is accomplished with high quality and efficiency.

Ability to track both the quality and timeliness of the organization’s products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems.

Develop and manage detailed budgets and schedules and make work assignments for indirect tasking.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of related engineering experience OR Master’s Degree with 7 years of software engineering experience.

Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

Department of Defense Secret level with a background investigation date within 10 years OR Department of Energy L clearance with a background investigation date within 10 years.

Solid understanding of software engineering best practices and the software development lifecycle: requirements gathering, design, development, documentation, testing, and deployment.

Experience in technical leadership or management.

Experience with leading or working in Agile teams.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with engineers and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer candidate to have and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

Department of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years OR Department of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years.

Demonstrated recent experience on developing Autonomy and/or Modeling & Simulation software.

Prior experience in engineering functional management and demonstrated coaching skills.

Experience with software design for autonomous unmanned vehicles (either real time embedded software or command and control interface).

Experience in full-stack web development, including frontend and backend development using technologies/frameworks/languages such as React, Vue, Angular, Node, JavaScript, and Typescript.

Experience with noSQL databases (MongoDB, Neo4j) and building REST or GraphQL APIs.

An understanding of both software and hardware concepts to support requirements, architecture, design, development, integration, and test.

Familiarity with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) concepts.

Familiarity with Dev*Ops concepts, technologies, and best practices.

Prior experience in engineering management or technical leadership or mentoring.

Experience in modeling and simulation in a laboratory environment.

Familiar with standards as UCI/OMS.

Salary Range: $147,800 USD – $221,800 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10089220 2023.01.14

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