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Software Engineering Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10089790

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Bethpage, NY, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems.  Northrop Grumman’s Bethpage location has served as a vital location throughout the history of the company. Opening in 1936, it served as the main headquarters for the Grumman Corporation - the central location for projects such as the Lunar Module and the F-14 Tomcat.  Our employees have made significant historical contributions and are continuing to shape the future. This position will be located out of our Bethpage Office.

We are seeking a software manager in the Engineering & Sciences organization. This position is a dual role encompassing both functional management and technical performance and will be responsible for the supervision of a Software Development team in the Embedded Software product area.

  • Lead a team of software engineers performing direct work on multiple programs
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Use good judgement to pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work closely with program-assigned systems engineering, software development, and management professionals to ensure that the software lifecycle is accomplished with high quality and efficiency
  • Oversee and manage the quality and timeliness of the organization’s products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems
  • Develop and manage detailed budgets and schedules and create work assignments for indirect tasking
  • Guide the team in applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools using Agile development methodology.
  • Drive agility and operational efficiency in Software Engineering and its associated processes and tools
  • Attract, develop, advise, assess, promote, and retain highly qualified engineering workforce

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM with 5+ years of software engineering experience or Master's with 3+ years.
  • Full knowledge of software development lifecycle and extensive technical expertise.
  • Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Exceptional leadership skills in order to coordinate collaboration across engineering teams.
  • Experience as a software engineering/development Team Leader.
  • An Active DoD Secret or higher clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership in a distributed team environment
  • Prior experience in engineering functional management
  • Demonstrated exemplary professionalism and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Previous experience leading a team of 5-12 employees with a record of on-time performance
  • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities
  • Prior experience with performing software development using Agile and DevSecOps methodologies
  • Prior experience with using Atlassian tool suite
  • Prior experience with real-time embedded systems

Salary Range: $123,200 USD - $184,800 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.