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Northrop Grumman Manager Software Engineering 3 in Baltimore, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours by expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Manager of Software Engineering 3. The candidates for this position will be section lead of a Software team in the Software and Digital Technologies functional organization.

This role will focus on two primary areas of responsibility: team leadership and management, and team technical performance. Responsibilities include the oversight and addressing of cost, schedule, and technical quality for large system development contracts as well as software performance on major systems integration-type contracts. There is additional functional oversight of approximately 80+ software engineers of varied disciplines working multiple programs, IRAD initiatives, and new business capture opportunities with strategic importance for significant downstream value.

Also responsible for staffing and workload forecast; support and adherence to standard software processes; Agile Framework; DevSecOps; lessons learned; and employee engagement, mentoring and career development, including training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs. This includes the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills and 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 broad skill set that is balanced among interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. The 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. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors, and program managers.


Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must possess, at a minimum, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical area. Minimum 9 years of experience in a software engineering discipline. The candidate must have experience in a technical leadership role on a software project. Exposure to all aspects of the software engineering process. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Effective communication and presentation skills. High proficiency in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring. US Citizenship with an active DoD Secret Clearance.

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.

Job Category : Engineering