Manager of Software Engineering 2 Melbourne, FL

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 has an opening for a Manager of Software Engineering position to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located onsite in Melbourne, Florida.

We are looking for a candidate to support the Program Software IPT within the Aeronautics Sector. This is a vital position to the program in support of flight critical software/system integration. Candidate will work under only general direction, independently determines, and develops approaches to solutions supporting the program needs. Candidate will act as a liaison from time to time with frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.

The Program Software Integration Lead role is to oversee and sustain the repository of software and their integrations through the effective staffing and management of a technical team of software integrators. The Program Software Integration Lead will plan and coordinate activities related to the delivery and integration of software programs onto target hardware systems as required to meet the program objectives. This individual will utilize communication and problem-solving skills to guide a geographically diverse team in the deployment of software into program labs and assist in program activities related to system testing and the troubleshooting of any discovered issues.

The Candidate shall be willing to travel to other sites to support TIMs, integration efforts, and other software related tasking. The Candidate shall also be willing to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of across the nation as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the integration of system/software in program labs as the lead of a team employing AGILE-focused processes.

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with programs objectives.

  • In depth understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field listed under the basic qualifications.

  • Conduct multidisciplinary research when needed and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers.

  • Follows and ensures software standards are met.

  • Supports the Integrated Product Team (IPT) lead.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field AND 9 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in software development, OR a master's degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in software integration.

  • Position requires at a minimum an active DoD Secret clearance to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain a full secret level security clearance and Special Access Program (SAP).

  • Experience integrating software in multiple environments from Software Engineering Labs through Flight Test.

  • Experience Troubleshooting software bugs/issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience on a program that delivers periodic releases in a process-driven environment for a government customer.

  • Previous experience on a medium-to-large program, with a focus on vehicle management systems.

  • Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, etc) knowledge.

  • Experience developing BOEs and supporting IFC planning is a plus.

  • Lead or management experience in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated leadership of engineering personnel on a Northrop Grumman Corporation program.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

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 you 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 develop 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.

Salary Range: $127,700 - $191,500

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.

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.