Northrop Grumman Mgr Software Engineering 2 in Melbourne, Florida
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Software Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida. The Software Engineer Manager should have a strong technical background in software development and embedded systems, including strong C/C++, software requirements and software design experience. Software Development focus is for flight/safety-critical applications using software engineering best practices & standards and participate in the full lifecycle of software development to include C++ coding to flight/safety critical coding standards, unit testing and software integration testing, Software requirements and design documentation and support for program reviews.
Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 12 engineers, and process and resource coordination with functional homeroom management.
The candidate will have 80-90% technical responsibilities: develop, modify and maintain hard real time embedded system software development for flight/safety-critical applications using software engineering best practices & standards and participate in the full life-cycle of software development to include C++ coding to flight/safety critical coding standards, unit testing and software integration testing.
Software requirements and design documentation and support for program reviews.
The candidate will be responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected and working with the respective IPT to address those needs.
He/she will also be responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers.
He/she will work with the program software manager and IPT leads in establishing personal program and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for subordinates.
The candidate will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, discipline, as necessary.
He/she will acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable their subordinates to perform their work.
He/she will generate training plans based on the program and their subordinates' needs.
It is expected that the candidate will provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent and be a spokesperson for the Software Engineering organization to their group, assigned project, and the company.
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5+ years of direct related experience in military and/or commercial payload integration and/or software systems engineering development OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3+ years' experience
Must be familiar with all phases of the software development life cycle
Experience with Agile software development
Management experience in a team environment required
Experience with (RTOS) real-time embedded software development using C and C+ Preferred Qualifications:
Able to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance
Able to obtain and maintain Program Access
Knowledgeable in high assurance software, flight critical software (DO-178), ARINC Standards, CMMI (3-5), hardware/software interfaces, programming of embedded processor utilizing a Real Time Operating System (RTOS), real-time and post processing data analytics, object oriented programming and design patterns
Experience going through Air Worthiness
SCRUM Master Certification or experience in a SCRUM master role
Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite
Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.
Able to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goal.
Ability to make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations and services
Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications
Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
Able to travel as needed for company business
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Engineering
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