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Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 2 in Emerado, North Dakota

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems in Emerado, North Dakota is currently seeking a Manager Software Engineering 2. This candidate will be responsible for managing software development for multiple contracts for the Global Hawk program. This will include modeling and simulation development as well as integration and testing. The successful candidate will lead a team of approximately 10 individuals to complete the full software development life cycle in an Agile software development environment. The successful candidate will collaborate and work in a team environment with their peers, e.g. Systems Engineering, Systems Test, and Electronics & Payloads, to ensure the team is meeting the mission engineering objectives of the contract. The successful candidate will implement and utilize several Agile development techniques and metrics to help manage team progress and quality throughout the life cycle. This position reports to the Global Hawk Software Manager. Tasking includes, but is not limited to

  • Responsible for managing and reporting budget and schedule status for software

  • Focal point for earned value and schedule reporting

  • Supports budget and IMS task planning based on received Budget Advice and associated TAs in coordination with SW IPT, SW Development Leads, SW Architects, and Product Owners

  • Works with SW program integration to ensure IMS and Earned Value tracking and reporting in accordance with program rhythms

  • Work package managers for IMS and earned value status in accordance with the defined program rhythms

  • Ensure earned value and schedule status is provided as required by the rhythm defined by the program

  • Support coordination and content for program EAC reviews at a rhythm defined by the program

  • Provide guidance and mentoring of work package managers for earned value and variance reporting

  • Review and sign the Work Authorization Documents in accordance with the NGC System Description guidelines

  • Support program Initial Baseline Review (IBRs) and associated review as required program

Provide Functional Management to direct reports, including career guidance, staffing, interviewing/onboarding, disciplinary actions, and direct engagement


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience.

  • Must have an active DOD secret clearance

  • Prior experience using agile development, including participating as Product Owner, SCRUM Master, and/or team member in an Agile development environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with VMS (Vehicle Management Systems), and/or similar technologies

  • Prior experience with software test automation

  • Prior experience with sensor interfaces, including Radar, EOIR (Electro Optical Infra Red), and Optical

  • Prior experience managing software on an unmanned air vehicle contract such as Global Hawk, Triton, NATO, MQ-25 and/or Tactical Systems

  • Prior experience using Atlassian Tool Suite, JIRA, SonarQube, Subversion

  • Prior experience with continuous integration tools such as TeamCity and/or Jenkins.

  • Prior experience with Open Mission Systems Architecture

  • Advanced STEM Degree is a plus

  • Prior experience with cost account management and task/resource planning

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