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Mgr Software Engineering 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10057451
Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions 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 Aeronautics Systems in San Diego, California is currently seeking a Manager, Software Engineering 2. This candidate will be part of the Air Vehicle team working closely with the Vehicle Management Computer (VMC) Product Lead. This is a vital position to the AD1 program in support of flight critical software design and development. Candidate will be responsible for technically overseeing all VMC requirements, design and development. Candidate will provide leadership to the product team (12-15 engineers) by flowing down system level architecture/requirements and setting the technical direction for the team to execute. Candidate will be responsible for the effective execution of an AGILE-focused software lifecycle process at the product level, to include managing a product Configuration Control Board (CCB), and tracking and reporting all relevant metrics to the IPT. Candidate will be responsible for both cross-product coordination within the AD1 Software IPT, and cross-IPT coordination within the AD1 program, allocating developer resources where necessary. The AD1 program is a multi-site, multi-sector effort. The Candidate shall be willing to travel to other sites to support TIMs, integration efforts, and other VMC-related tasking. The Candidate shall also be willing to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of East Coast sites as required. The candidate will also be responsible for functional duties including conducting performance assessments, staffing, employee development, communication meetings, disciplinary actions, compensation adjustments, training & educational oversight/ approval and other routine personnel issues. This position will be responsible for establishing common processes and practices in cooperation with colleague managers across the sector. Essential Functions: Responsible for managing staffing and reporting status and metrics to IPT and Functional leadership
Provide functional management to direct reports, including career guidance, staffing, interviewing/onboarding, disciplinary actions, and direct engagement
Manage all product activities for a team of developers, employing an AGILE-focused process
Manage workflow requests from other product leads within the Software IPT, as well as product leads from other IPTs
Coordinate the activities of the product-level CCB and ensure its efficient functioning
Coordinate all product-level software verification and release activities within the larger program schedules
Primary product representative for product integration in on-site labs and at off-site integration facilities
Primary product representative at all cross-product and cross-IPT meetings
Primary product representative at technical reviews to senior management and Customer stakeholders Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 9 years of software development experience or Masters and 7 years of experience
Prior software leadership experience
Position requires at minimum an active DoD Secret clearance to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain a full secret level security clearance and Special Access Program (SAP)
Experience developing in C/C++ for real-time, flight critical systems, multi-channel systems
Experience with embedded operating systems, to include VxWorks
Experience with MIL-STD-1553B, IEEE-1394b, RS-232/422/485 data bus integration
Experience designing, developing, integrating, verifying and qualifying safety-critical real-time embedded computing systems including experience with software and systems engineering.
Experience and demonstrated ability to lead and manage technical teams responsible for all aspects of safety-critical system development including job analysis, new product design, system architecture, software development, system integration and working with customers and other stakeholders to perform requirement definition
Experience developing BOEs and supporting IMS and IFC planning
Experience managing a product team and delivering periodic releases in a process-driven environment for a government customer Preferred Qualifications: Previous Vehicle Management Computer (VMC) lead experience on a medium-to-large program
Previous experience with anti-tamper and other cyber resiliency techniques used to create, protect and execute trusted software
Previous experience with the VxWorks Hypervisor environment
DO-178B and Airworthiness process knowledge
AGILE training for Scrum Master and Product Owner
Git source control knowledge and Atlassian Suite (Jira, BitBucket, etc) knowledge
Real-Time Component Framework (RTCF) knowledge
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a large team environment in both leadership and individual contributor roles.
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 12 employees with a record of on-time performance
Previous experience in developing proposal inputs (task descriptions and basis of estimate)
Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities
Prior experience with task/resource planning 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 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, San Diego , Mgr Software Engineering 2, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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