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Embedded Software Engineering Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10078796

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, 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: 5

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.

Summary of role: As the Software manager you are responsible for overseeing and coordinating the people, resources and processes required to deliver new software or upgrade existing products.   As well as responsible for the leadership of managing people, executing performance reviews, staffing programs, and career development of employees.

Software manager plans, directs and coordinates all activities related to the software team:

  • Provide technical oversight of design, development, and integration of software components

  • Support the team in identifying and addressing impediments to the attainment of goals, including taking action to remove impediments where appropriate

  • Drive sustainable continuous improvement, including by collating and deriving insights from data

  • Generate proposal and estimates inputs for new work

  • Act as a Control Account Manager (CAM) using Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Lead the team in applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools using Agile development methodology

  • Guide the team in compliance with the Internal Software Development Plan (iSDP) and the Agile Development Plan (ADP)

  • Coordinate with other disciplines when needed such as Systems and Hardware

  • Candidate must have strong communication and people leadership skills

Software managers also manages a group of up to 15 direct reports:

  • Set attainable goals

  • Execute performance reviews

  • Guide the employees regarding career development

  • Support teams or individuals to improve performance and achieve goals through coaching and mentoring

  • Provide Flowdown and direction from upper management and the organization

Software and Digital Technologies is hiring for 3 different sub-organizations:

  • Software Technologies: Radars and Sensors for ground and air-based platforms: Our organization has stable work spread across multiple customers and platforms.  This work covers Ship based countermeasures, Battle space awareness, Real time radar processing, Aerial target detection and tracking, Cognitive and Adaptive Electronic Warfare, and much more!

  • Product Line Software: Develop distributed, real-time & embedded (DRE) OT software systems for general purpose and higher performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications right on your Windows or Linux desktop – no special hardware required.

  • Mission Security: Defending the warfighting capability by “keeping secret things from getting out” and “keeping malicious things from getting in”.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a similar engineering/technical degree

  • 5 years of progressive Software Engineering / Development experience

  • Experience as a Software Engineering / Development Team Leader

  • U.S. citizenship with an active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Linux or VxWork

  • Management of budget for technical activities

  • Software Development and/or Software Engineering background with an Agile/DevSecOps mindset and experience with real-time embedded systems


Salary Range: $117,600 USD - $176,400 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.