Manager Software Engineering 1Buffalo, NY

Requisition ID: R10158037

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

  • 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: 1

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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Manager, Software Engineering 1 based out of Buffalo, NY . As a Manager, Software Engineering 1 at Northrop Grumman, you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

Join our team of qualified, diverse employees and become part of Amherst Systems in Buffalo, New York; an organization focused on the development and production of state-of-the-art Simulation Systems solutions.

As Manager you will oversee our Engineering Computer Support (ECS) team, which is responsible for all computer selection, inspection, installation, and OS patching across all of our various simulation and training based systems. In addition, you will oversee our software product line block release planning, software configuration management, and be a key player in driving our Digital Transformation to the next level.

Management of the team includes providing technical direction, process guidance, executing performance appraisals, staffing allocations, and career goal development. As manager, you will guide the team in applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of engineering applications and products, such as laboratory simulation systems, open air training systems, and display systems. You will also interface with customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel.

This will be an opportunity to lead and coordinate a team through the standard engineering development activities. These activities include the full engineering lifecycle: requirements, design, implementation, testing, integration, and software product release to an end customer. Proficient communication skills and employee mentorship skills are valued.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related STEM degree field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or MS degree in STEM and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience as a Software Engineering/Development or IT Team Leader System Administration

  • Experience with Linux/Unix, and Windows Operating Systems Computer Hardware experience, selecting computer hardware solutions, and resolving basic computer problems

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing software on the Amherst System’s product lines

  • Experience with Amherst System’s SW development and Configuration Management process Hands on experience with the Amherst System’s CEESIM and JTE product lines

  • Experience as a SW Lead on a program

  • Experience with RedHat Linux development using C++ programming language

  • Experience with JIRA for issue tracking

  • Experience with GitHub for configuration management

  • Experience with leading Agile software development

  • Current, active Secret clearance or higher

Salary Range: $115,000 - $172,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.