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Manager Embedded Software Engineering 3

Requisition ID: R10090679

  • 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: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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 is seeking Manager of Embedded Software Engineering 3. The selected person or this position will be the section lead of a Systems team in the Software and Digital Technologies functional organization. Position requires being on-site at NG office in Bethpage, NY; hybrid work environment.

This is a dual-role manager position, involving balancing both the overall Functional oversight and management of Software Engineering group on a program or several programs.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • This role will focus on two primary areas of responsibility: team leadership and management, and team technical performance
  • Responsibilities include the oversight and addressing of cost, schedule, and technical quality for large system development contracts as well as software performance on major systems integration-type contracts
  • There is additional functional oversight of approximately 80+ software engineers of varied disciplines working multiple programs, IRAD initiatives, and new business capture opportunities with strategic importance for significant downstream value
  • Also responsible for staffing and workload forecast; support and adherence to standard software processes; Agile Framework; DevSecOps; lessons learned; and employee engagement, mentoring and career development, including training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs
  • This includes the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area
  • Work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors, and program managers
  • Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires 14+ Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD.
  • Expertise in embedded C/C++ Software development, and SDLC
  • Experience in Agile, and DevSecOps
  • Previous experience managing large-scale SW development projects, and 8+ direct reports
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and 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.
  • Able to demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced among interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals
  • US Citizenship and an active Security clearance, Secret or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the electromagnetic maneuver warfare domain
  • Experience managing a function team, and 1st level managers
  • Experience in proposal writing, and Basis of Estimates (BOE)
  • Active TS Security clearance with SCI eligibility

About Northrop

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours by expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Salary Range: $176,100 USD - $264,100 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.