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Manager, Software Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10084975

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems located in San Diego, CA has an opening for a Software Engineering Manager 2 DevSecOps  This is a dual-hat technical lead role and functional manager position that reports into the DevSecOps Software Department at the Autonomous Design Center of Excellence (COE).  This position is responsible for the people, processes, tools, and products to meet the current and future DevSecOps needs of unclassified and classified programs in San Diego, CA.

The successful candidate will be working as a full-time DevOps technical lead across multiple programs, and carry functional responsibilities. The manager will coordinate staffing requirements with all IPTs and support all staffing processes, including reviewing resumes and conducting interviews.  She/he will support establishment and maintenance of DevSecOps specific processes, design manuals, and common tools for sector programs. The manager will facilitate and promote improvement initiatives, and sharing of lessons learned and best practices between programs.  She/he will support technical oversight across the sector, including independent reviews of major programs and support of proposals.  She/he will administer the performance evaluation reviews and salary review processes in conjunction with program IPT leaders and the software directorate functional organization to ensure timely, accurate input from the IPT leaders, and consistency across employees in the disciplines/skill areas. The manager will identify the capital assets, indirect, and training budgets required for the personnel to perform their statements of work.

Essential Functions

  • Annual engagement survey coordination 
  • New business acquisition, proposal and special projects support 
  • Support Functional Engineering initiatives 
  • Assist with staff workload forecast preparation 
  • Identifying and implementing new or improved tools and processes to increase team efficiency
  • Acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable the team to accomplish their assigned job
  • Program management related duties
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Leads Engineering teams with program execution 
  • Mentor Engineers on all phases of the Program 
  • Creates, reviews, and maintains critical documentation 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, or higher, in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) related field from an accredited institution with minimum of 9 years of experience or Masters Degree and 7 years of experience in Engineering OR Information Technology OR Aerospace 
  • Experience with stand-up and support in three of the following DevSecOps technical areas: Continuous Integration, Continuous Test, Continuous Cyber, Continuous Delivery, Amazon Web Service, VMWare on-premise cloud
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree in a STEM related field (Engineering or Computer Science)
  • Secret or Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience with DevSecOps industry standard design & analysis tools
  • Experience with Agile, continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD) process and practice
  • Strong people and technical leadership skills; experience leading a team
  • Strong team-building/partnership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create inclusive teams with engaged team members
  • Demonstrated ability to partner cross-department, cross-function and between Program and Functional Homeroom as part of a top performing functional team
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong technical trouble-shooting skills
  • Knowledge of Functional Homeroom processes (e.g., Staffing, Processes, Metrics, Training)
  • Ability to integrate, engage, and lead team to perform at top level of performance

Salary Range: $140,600 USD - $210,800 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

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?

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.