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Manager Software Engineering 2 (Clearance Required

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Azusa
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10105977Category: EngineeringLocation: Azusa, CA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 1At 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.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's Space Systems Sector, Strategic Force Programs Business Unit in Azusa CA, is seeking a Software Engineering Manager 2 to join our software management team. This role will report on-site daily. We can accommodate partial teleworking, but this is fully dependent upon business/program/team need.The candidate will provide Functional homeroom leadership for a team of software engineers performing on various space remote sensing related programs and projects, including IR&D and Ground, across various software engineering disciplines and specialties. It is expected that the Functional leadership role will comprise 15% to 20% of the candidate's time. The candidate must demonstrate exemplary professionalism and composure, driven to cultivate and safeguard our DE&I culture, demonstrated ability to develop and lead talented and diverse teams with engaged direct reports, and demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle.The ideal candidate is expected to demonstrate mentoring capability, excellent 2-way communication, and solid understanding of software processes and metrics. The candidate is expected to make decisions that impact the organization's performance, operations, and services. They will be expected to comprehend complex information, analyze challenging problems and develop quality solutions.In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:Lead a team of 12-15 software engineers of various experience and specialtiesProvide direct reports with career development guidance, mentoring and coaching, and drive employee engagementPartner with programs regarding staffing, proficiency development, workload forecasting, and technical oversight and performance of their direct reportsPerform effective recruitment, retention risk analysis and retention actions for section membersPrepare and deliver performance evaluations to employees, evaluating/recommending employees for promotions, evaluating salaries and partnering with Human Resources on potential adjustments, assisting employees in preparing performance goals, providing career guidance to employees and counseling employees on their performance as necessaryDevelop and improve personnel and organizational technical proficiencies, through activities including mentoring and coachingEnsure process alignment of the work of direct reports, support program milestone reviews and deep dives, and assists in development and implementation of Business Unit (BU) and Divisional objectivesEffectively partner with managers of the other engineering disciplines, program managers, and IPT leadsChampion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the, BU, division and sectorDemonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.Demonstrate abilities to cultivate highly engaged, diverse and inclusive teamsExcellent verbal and written interpersonal skills are required.Basic Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)Minimum of 9 years experience in software engineering or related experienceExperience in technical leadership or managementMust be familiar with all phases of the software development life-cycleKnowledge of one or more Agile methodologiesKnowledge of software requirements decomposition and software designProficiency in C++ or similar general-purpose programming languageExcellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skillsWorks well in a team environmentActive DoD Secret Clearance with ability to obtain and maintain program access. U.S. Citizenship is required.Preferred Qualifications:3+ years of experience in leadership role in industryExpertise in DevOps and Agile software development practices and methods, Object Oriented and Model-Based EngineeringSCRUM Product Owner or Scrum Master Certification or experience in a SCRUM Product Owner or Scrum Master roleExperience with the Atlassian Tool SuiteDemonstrated ability to implement process improvement, streamline activities, and develop efficienciesDemonstrated experience in software requirements analysis, software architecture and design, implementation/development, integration and verificationDemonstrated coaching experience/skillsExperience in developing or reviewing proposal inputs (task descriptions and basis of estimates)Experience with developing embedded software systems or complex software applicationsActive DoD Top Secret and/or SCI accessSalary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 USDEmployees 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 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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