Mgr Software Engineering 2-19021233

Location: Manhattan Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history. 

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, its about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible. 

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Deputy Assistant Program Manager (Software Engineering Manager 2) based out of Manhattan Beach, CA. 

What Youll get to Do:

BEDROCK has an immediate need for a Deputy Assistant Program Manager (APM) in their ground systems software area for a restricted program. The Deputy APM will help manage a team which will include 3 technical leads and about 20-25 SW engineers.  The technical manager must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal communication, presentation skills, and work closely with the Software Assistant Program Manager (APM). The candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of the programs software tasking from inception through completion, as well as helping to manage EVMS. This position requires coordination and facilitation within the software area, Systems Engineering, external customers, and site personnel. Candidate will work in a dynamic team environment, ensuring personnel follow well-defined processes. The candidate must have the ability to complete tasks with minimal direction and oversight, and mentor junior engineers. 



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Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world. 

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve. 

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the


Youll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of relevant work experience

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

  • Experience leading a team of software engineers in software development deliverables and processes

  • Experience in Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with internal and external customers
    Previous software experience in a Java web service/Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment

  • Previous in-depth domain knowledge of BEDROCK software design and code preferred

  • Five or more years of previous management experience as a Deputy SPM or Technical Lead is a plus 

What We Can Offer You: 

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

    • Education Assistance

    • Training and Development

Job ID: 19021233

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required