Software Manager

Requisition ID: 906

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Reporting directly to the Head of Software, as a Software Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:

  • People management of our software engineering teams and line managers including recruitment
  • Liaising with customers to understand their needs, providing technical direction to the development team and supporting the implementation.

Our teams are more than just Engineers, they are people who are passionate about Software and Technology. Our Software Manager should share this passion and thrive on people management, especially seeing individual growth and development within the team.

You will also have an understanding of deployment infrastructure technologies.

You will have worked at a senior level and have a broad knowledge in the fields of consultancy and Systems Engineering with experience of Agile / Lean development practices.

Management experience required;

  • Recruitment and on-boarding of new software engineers.
  • Career development, talent management and performance management.
  • Resource management – ensuring supply and demand are balanced

Technical experience required;

  • Design, development, test and integration of quality software.
  • Java language and keen to learn a broad range of technologies in the Java stack.
  • Working as part of an Agile development team.

Also, we’d love it if you have experience of...

  • DevOps approaches and associated tools such as Kubernetes, Docker and Jenkins.
  • Cloud-based architectures.
  • Restful API's and microservices architecture.
  • Data Quality tools such as SonarQube.
  • Different programming languages, such as JavaScript, C++ and Python.
  • Working with open source products, such Nifi or the Elastic Stack (ELK).

Additional information for your consideration...You must be able obtain and hold UK Government clearances.

Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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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.