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Strike Software Team Lead – Manager Software Engineering 3

Requisition ID: R10112122

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Melbourne, FL, USA   |  Oklahoma City, OK, USA +1 more
  • 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
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Strike Software Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position can be located in either Melbourne, FL, or Oklahoma City, OK.

A successful candidate will have the qualities and essential functions:

  • Leading software deliverables from proposal through delivery.
  • Ensuring deliverables meet technical quality, cost & schedule objectives.
  • Develop plans to meet quality, cost & schedule objectives for all software deliverables.
  • Managing the software staffing profile for a software team of 50+ software engineers
  • Incorporating modern software agile methodologies to increase efficiency and quality.
  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.
  • Owning and leading 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 Strike MSSW Sub IPT Lead and functionally report to the Strike Software Center Director.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.  Understand the Integrated Logistics Support requirements from the US Government to influence the digital architecture of our design and maintenance concepts of the military platforms ensuring their operational cost are low and affordable.  Be a leading innovator in developing affordable platform sustainment solutions.  Candidate must possess strong customer interface, presentation, and communication skills. The manager will be responsible for defining and implementing optimum support concepts that will ensure effective integration with program schedules and budgets.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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 10+. 
  • Experience with one or more Software languages/technologies: C/C++, Java, Python, C#.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance that has been granted or renewed within the last 6 years or is currently under continuous evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with leading incorporation of agile methodologies.
  • Prior embedded mission software experience.
  • Prior embedded software leadership experience, with technologies such as VxWorks.
  • Experience within the aerospace/defense industry.
  • Experience managing cost & schedule for software projects.
  • Experience managing staffing for a software project of 30+.

This position reports to Melbourne, FL, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Oklahoma City, OK, OK, USA.

Salary Range: $144,100 USD - $228,100 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.