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Manager of Software & Immersive Technology

Requisition ID: R10065761

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Manager, Software Development 1 to be part of Northrop Grumman’s Learning and Communications Solutions (LCS) team. LCS is made up of a diverse talent pool of innovators, task leaders, instructional designers, software engineers, multimedia developers, user experience (UX) designers, graphic designers, 3D artists, videographers, writers, and other creative professionals who create innovative solutions for a variety of customers.

The desired individual will have experience with operational oversight, planning, and development of mobile and web applications, interactive training, and mixed reality experiences; supervision, training and mentorship of assigned personnel; research, development, and implementation of new methods to solve customer challenges; and new business development. This position is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of software engineers, web developers, 3D artists, and other project staff
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Plan, track, and update project schedules and budgets
  • Work with multiple clients, project leads, and subject matter experts to assess customer requirements
  • Interface and communicate with clients and key stakeholders to ensure milestones are achieved on schedule
  • Manage development of a range of projects, such as complex web-based applications, interactive mixed-reality games, and interactive training courseware
  • Identify and capture new business opportunities both internally and externally

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in software engineering, computer science, multimedia design, web development, or other related field with 6 or more years of experience OR Master's degree with 4 years of experience OR 10 or more years of related industry experience with high school diploma and/or Associate’s Degree
  • 6 or more years of experience with software development and web-based technology
  • 2 or more years of proven experience as a manager or task leader on multiple software projects
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD (Department of Defense) Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to work on-site in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 or more years of experience with industry-standard development technologies, such as C#, Java and/or Node development, Angular / React frameworks, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and game engines such as Unity or Unreal
  • 6 or more years of experience with industry-standard design tools, including Adobe Creative Suite, and Maya or 3DS Max
  • Proven experience managing all aspects of a project, including budget, timeline, scope, quality, and customer expectations
  • Knowledge and experience using Agile (Scrum and/or Kanban) methods to develop complex projects
  • Expertise in research and development of creative solutions to complex training and information technology challenges
  • Experience with training software development, including rapid development tools such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline
  • Experience in identifying and capturing new business opportunities both internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Salary Range: $103,300 USD - $154,900 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

    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.

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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.