Mgr, Software Engineering

Requisition ID: R10015338

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division of the Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector seeks to fill a Subproject Manager (SPM) role on the Consolidated Operations and Anomaly Support Team (COAST).  Candidate will lead a team of software developers within their Mission Software Subsystem (MSS).  Provide the technical and people leadership skills needed to establish and maintain a world class Software Engineering organization and have overall responsibility for the development, design, implementation, application, training, and product support of state-of-the-art solutions in support of new business CROMs, ECPs, Task Orders, and Studies.  Ideal candidate will have a technical background in ground system architecture, software development, software integration & test, and requirements development and verification.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to recruit, manage and retain employees. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Responsibilities include:

  • The successful candidate will have a strong software background and leadership experience in Ground and Space applications.
  • Support functional management activities such as staffing and workload forecast; employee engagement, mentoring and career development; identification and training of skills required to execute on the program
  • Support Business Strategy Efforts (including proposals, gate reviews, and independent review teams as necessary)
  • Provide the processes and tools required to meet the current and future needs of program

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Previous ground systems experience with technical background in ground system requirements development, design, software development, software integration & test
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective processes, implement process improvements and streamline activities
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving
  • Active SCI clearance or active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:     

  • Master's degree in a relevant technical or management specialty
  • Leadership role as a Technical Lead, SPM, or Deputy SPM preferred
  • Experience with Agile software development practices, including leadership roles like Scrum Master, Product Owner, etc.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Current NGSP PGS employee working within the GES or MCS Operating Units at Space Park

Salary Range: 140536 - 210804

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.