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Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 1 in Manhattan Beach, California

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Manhattan Beach, CA., has two openings for Mgr Software Engineering 1. The role is expected to provide the technical and people leadership needed to establish and maintain a world class Software Engineering organization, supporting multiple divisions and programs across an incredibly diverse and advanced portfolio. This leader will support engineers and engineering leaders primarily located at the Space Park campus in Southern CA. The role will have overall responsibility for the development, design, implementation, application, training, and product support of state-of-the-art solutions in support of NG Defense Systems Sector captures, programs of record, as well as research and technology development.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to recruit, manage and retain employees. He/she 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 commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

This is a dual role encompassing both functional management and technical performance on a specific program.

  • The Section Manager will generally be responsible for 5 - 15 technical staff members, along with their roles specific to program execution.

  • Provide Functional oversight for a team of systems and software engineers

  • Support activities such as staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs.

  • Participate in recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for contractors working in the business area as required.

  • Provide Functional oversight for a team of engineers.

  • As Northrop Grumman grows, so does our need for high-performing managers. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions,

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Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering or related field and 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills.

  • Software and or Systems Engineering experience. Strong communication and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership role on program associated with the sector.

  • Experience with program reviews and business development activities.

  • Active TS/SCI and SAP 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