Embedded Software Manager 3
Requisition ID: R10116743
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Northridge, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman Advanced Weapons has an opening for an Embedded Software Manager 3, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
This position will be in Northridge, CA.
The candidate selected for this position will also assume a 40% part-time functional section manager of managers role and will have responsibility for supporting direct reports with staffing, knowledge transfer, training, educational reimbursement, and the Workday performance management lifecycle (goal planning, midpoint reviews, year-end reviews, alignment/calibration, and compensation planning).
A successful candidate will have the qualities and essential functional expertise to:
Lead software deliverables from proposal through delivery & sustainment across the Advanced Weapons Business Unit
Ensure deliverables meet technical quality, cost & schedule objectives.
Develop plans to meet quality, cost & schedule objectives for all software deliverables.
Manage the software staffing profile for a software team of 80+ Software engineers and Modeling & Simulation engineers.
Establish and implement Agile development techniques and metrics to help manage team progress and quality throughout the life cycle.
Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.
Provides ownership for the people, processes, and tools that support the AW business unit for the software development and the agile process i.e. Jira, Confluence, etc.
Own and lead improvements across employee engagement, hiring, development, training, attraction, and retention of top talent
Mentor, develop, and train team members.
Interface with all levels of leadership to maintain and exceed health and performance for all programs.
Excellent communication (written, oral, and presentation) and engagement skills.
The successful candidate will report to the AW Engineering Director and receive assignments through communication with the AW Program Directorate in collaboration with the Engineering Directorate
Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM related field with 9 years’ Computer Engineering or Software Engineering experience, or Master’s with 7 years Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or PhD with 4 years Computer Engineering or Software Engineering experience.
Prior experience in leading a software team of 50+.
Experience with one or more Software languages/technologies: C/C++, Java, Python, C#.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.
1+ years of configuration management best practices and scheduling
1+ years of experience with one or more of the following:
Knowledge in principles of Model Based Engineering (MBE)
Working in an Agile team
Designing software using UML
Experience in the management and integration of software product lines
Working knowledge of Earn Value, with the ability to build milestone schedules for execution purposes.
Experience working closely with customer counterparts, in both a development and production capacity.
Demonstrated experience with leading incorporation of agile methodologies and DevOps.
Prior experience incorporating modern software technologies & process into a legacy platform.
Experience within the aerospace/defense industry
Experience managing overhead budgets for software organization.
Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities
Experience as a CAM and Cameo EA
Knowledge of missile GN&C SW
Experience with DOORS requirements management tool
Knowledge of cost estimation
Experience developing or debugging operating system software targeted for an embedded system.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.