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Software Engineering Manager 2 – NG Space Systems

Requisition ID: R10073381

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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: 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.

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!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! 

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program. 
 

The Advanced Mission Programs (AMP) has an immediate need for a Sub-Project Manager (SPM) in their ground systems software area for a large restricted program. The SPM will manage a team of 5 to 7 SW engineers overseeing several software subsystems and a subcontract.  The technical manager must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal communication, and presentation skills, and work closely with the Software Development Manager as well as the Software Assistant Program Manager (APM) and Deputy APM. The candidate will be responsible for directing all aspects of the Sub-Project’s software tasking from design through requirement verification, including Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsibilities. This position requires coordination and interfacing with the other SW Sub-Projects, Systems Engineering, external customers, and site personnel. Subcontract management will require the candidate to direct cost, schedule, contracts, and general business oversight of the subcontractor. Candidate will work in a dynamic team environment, ensuring personnel follow well-defined processes. The candidate must have the ability to complete tasks with minimal direction and oversight, and mentor junior engineers.

  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of relevant work experience; Master's Degree in STEM with 7 years of relevant work experience; PhD in STEM with 4 years of relevant work experience; an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience leading a team of software engineers in software development deliverables and processes
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with internal and external customers
  • Previous software experience in a C++/Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment
  • Experience with AMP software design and code
  • 5+ years of previous management experience as a Deputy SPM or Technical Lead is a plus
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Cost Account Management experience
  • Subcontract management experience
  • Understanding of DevOps ideas and principals
  • Agile SW development methodology

Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 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.