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Manager, Software Development 2

Requisition ID: R10073624

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location Icon Location: Unknown City, CA, USA   |  Unknown City, MD, USA  |  Unknown City, TX, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services, Business Systems Products Portfolio Manufacturing and Logistics group has an opening for a Software Development Manager 2.  The position is responsible for leading a team that researches, designs, develops, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. Involved in the planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards.

Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for direct supervision/management of the staff including conducting performance assessments, staffing, employee development, communication meetings, disciplinary actions, compensation adjustments, other routine personnel issues.  Responsible for providing direction to subordinates utilizing guidelines & general policies.   The position will also have the responsibility to help lead and guide the implementing of agile and product teams as well as the implementation of SAP S4, PEO and iMRO.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meet business needs by managing the organization to consistently deliver quality solutions on time and within budget and scope

  • Continue the ongoing organizational transformation of implementing Agile, DevSecOps, and automation wherever possible

  • Actively drive the development life cycle from requirements analysis, feasibility estimates, design, code, documentation, testing, implementation, and support

  • Build and manage multi-disciplined software teams and oversee the development processes using industry best practices

  • Design reviews, code reviews, development and mentoring of software development professionals

  • Manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in high-pressure environments; excelling at pinpointing and resolving problems in early project stages to avoid cost/time expenses

  • Ensure appropriate security controls are built into all applications

  • Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate technology roadmaps

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 10+ years of IT experience OR Master’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 8+ years of IT experience

  • Ability to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment while demonstrating a professional attitude

  • Experience leading development and implementation  teams using agile practices

  • Experience leading in a matrixed environment with a virtual team

  • Experience supporting manufacturing and logistics

  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems / Manufacturing Operations Management Solutions

  • Experience mentoring junior software developers

  • Experience leading Product Teams

  • Experience implementing Cloud solutions

  • Knowledge and understanding of UX/UI, DevSecOps, and Test Automation.

  • Working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work equally well in self-managed and team-based Agile/Scrum projects.

This position reports to Unknown City, CA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.


Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 USD

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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.