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Northrop Grumman GBSD - GN&C Software Engineering Manager 3 in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a GN&C Software Engineering Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be 100% travel to El Segundo for first 6 months, then 50% travel to El Segundo for second 6 months then located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

The individual in this role will lead a team of embedded software engineers developing Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Software.The individual will collaborate with Systems Engineering, GN&C Analysis & Algorithms, Guidance Computer, Integration & Test, and the Software IPT in a team environment. The individual will establish and implement Agile development techniques and metrics to help manage team progress and quality throughout the life cycle. The Manager is also responsible for cost account management, IMS task planning, software process adherence and refinement, and reporting. This position reports directly to the GN&C IPT Lead.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship and an Active Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain a special access clearance

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 10 years of experience, with a minimum 5 years of experience dedicated to flight- or safety-critical software development

  • Demonstrated experience managing a flight- or safety-critical embedded software team

  • Demonstrated experience managing to budget and schedule

T hese Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles and application

  • Knowledge of configuration management best practices and schedulingExperience as a CAM

  • Knowledge of missile GN&C SW

  • Experience as an Agile Product Owner or Scrum Master

  • Experience and knowledge in principles of Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Experience using Cameo EA

  • Experience as a functional manager

  • Knowledge of cost estimation

  • Experience with nuclear surety requirements (AFMAN 91-119)

  • Experience developing missile flight systems software

  • Experience with DO-178C

  • Experience developing or debugging operating system software targeted for an embedded system

  • Experience and knowledge in principles of Model Based Engineering (MBE)

  • Experience working in an Agile team

  • Experience designing software using UML

  • Familiar with C++ and object oriented design

  • Familiar with developing software for a hard real-time system

  • Familiar with architecting and writing requirements for a hard real-time system

  • Experience with the full life cycle of software development

  • Effective leadership and management skill

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