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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager Software Engineering 1 . This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.
What You'll Get to Do:
The candidate will be responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected and working with the respective team leads to address those needs. He/she will also be responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers. Responsibilities include working with the program software manager and technical leads in establishing personal program and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for subordinates. The candidate will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, discipline, as necessary. The selected candidate will acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable their subordinates to perform their work and will generate training plans based on the program and their subordinates' needs. It is expected that the candidate will provide their team with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent and be a spokesperson for the Software Engineering organization to their group, assigned project, and the company.
The candidate will have 80% technical responsibilities, which are based on mission needs. This role may include Cost Account Management duties.
This role will also:
Set and promote high standards for engineering development
Foster a working environment which reinforces and drives accountability to fundamental Northrop Grumman Values focused on integrity, quality, shared success, and innovation.
Partner with engineering and program management peers to assure a balanced and efficient assignment of resources to support and achieve key mission priorities
Coach, support, train, and motivate team members to ensure a high level of performance
Collaborate with peers and direct management in resource planning and hiring activities
Perform software engineering technical tasks as defined by the program support team
This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as program responsibilities. It is expected that the Functional management role will comprise up to 20% of the candidate's time.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
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:
Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant professional experience; or an additional 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
At least one year of experience leading projects or cross-functional teams
1+ years experience in software development using languages such as Java, Python, C#
1+ years experience with Agile principles to include Kanban, Scrum
1+ years experience leading Software Engineering teams
Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Current Secret Clearance
Experience with individual contributor performance assessments
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills with the ability to solve issues and predict potential programmatic and technical risks
Operates independently with limited to no supervision, and the ability to establish a solid working relationship with technical staff, peers, and customers
Able to assimilate information from multiple sources, create coherent plans and then execute those plans
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with minimum 3 years of software development experience; Masters with minimum 1 years of experience; an additional 2 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Salary Range: $106,400 - $159,600
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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