Staff Engineer Software (Deputy Product Owner) Morrisville, NC

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) seeks to fill a Deputy Product Owner/Staff Software Engineer in the Payload and Ground Systems Division Engineering organization supporting Integrated National Systems (INS) Business Unit (BU). This position may be located in Morrisville NC, Fairfax VA, or Linthicum MD.

This individual will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills that achieve sustainable, top performance. They will have a proven, track record as an effective communicator and problem-solver who is able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external shareholders. In addition, they will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and will have the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. This candidate will demonstrate broad abilities that are balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. There will be opportunity to operate in a team environment and to collaborate across division business areas, as required, to accomplish team goals.

Position Overview:

As a Command and Control(C2) Deputy product owner, you'll support the C2 Product owner by providing technical product team leadership oversight. You will be responsible for supporting the C2 SW product development roadmap, leading planning increments, providing agile planning and execution, resolving technical issues that create roadblocks for development, supporting upcoming proposals, and supporting product owner in other tasks as needed.

Basic Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing C2 backlog, release planning, and increment planning

  • Providing planning, and execution using JIRA and Confluence

  • Must have familiarity with Requirements, ICDs, MARs, SW development, and test development

  • Experience leading an Agile software development team as a scrum master/ Deputy Product Owner

  • Extensive Experience and understanding of AGILE/SCRUM methodology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in STEM with 14 years of relevant experience; Master's in STEM with 12 years of relevant experience; 9 years of relevant experience with a PhD

  • Experience with Ground Systems (space or satellite knowledge highly preferred)

  • Active TS/SCI or TS with SCI eligibility, and willing to sit for a polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS/Cloud experience

  • Expertise in Cornerstone SW development

  • Expertise in AMP SW development activities

Salary Range: $146,300 - $241,400

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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