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Northrop Grumman Manager Software Engineering 2 in Melbourne, Florida

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Software Engineering Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software

  • Determines computer uses needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and control

  • Designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems

  • Ensures software standards are met

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Ideal role for someone who is ambitious, takes ownership of hard problems, has vision, and will strive toward a solution, ultimately owning the responsibility of their team's success.


  • We offer flexible work arrangements, great 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.

  • At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Contingency: Position is contingent on Program Award and having an In-scope DoD Secret clearance


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9+ years of experience in software engineering OR a

  • Master's degree in (STEM) with 7+ years in software engineering OR a

  • PhD degree in (STEM) with 5+ years in software engineering

  • Experience developing object oriented software in C/C++ OR Java

  • An active In-scope DoD Secret clearance

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access and SCI within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in object oriented analysis and design

  • Experience with integrating software and hardware

  • Experience with Open Mission Systems (OMS) architecture and standards

  • Experience with linux/unix operating systems

  • Experience with Agile software development and Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, Bamboo, Fisheye, etc)

  • Experience with Cameo modeling for software design

  • An active, In-scope DoD Secret or Top Secret security clearance with SCI

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