Camarillo, California

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 a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems for the Engineering and Sciences (E&S) Organization, seeks a Systems Engineering Functional Manager within the Airborne Sensors and Network (AS&N) organization located in Camarillo, Ca and the Naval Base Pt. Mugu NAWCWD. This position will support software and systems engineers developing systems for the EA-18G Growler, Airborne Electronic Attack Mission Planning and JEACO teams.

What You'll get to Do:
This position requires the candidate perform functional management activities as well as program development responsibilities. This position will report to the Department Manager/Engineering Site lead for the E&S Functional organization. It is expected that the functional management role will take 10% - 20% of the candidate's time. Candidate will be responsible for the management of an engineering group consisting of 10-15 software and system engineers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assessing staffing and de-staffing needs and interfacing with Human Resources as needed on behalf of their direct reports.

The manager will be responsible for recruitment activities including development of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers. The candidate will work with program and functional leadership in establishing personal program and functional goals, performing performance evaluations and merit increases, promotion and equity adjustments for direct reports. The candidate will provide their subordinates with career development recommendations, mentoring, technical support and discipline as required.

It is expected that the candidate will provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent the Engineering and Sciences organization to their team.

Candidate also will work within the Functional E&S organization, CoEs and CoPs on strategic technology initiatives to ensure our engineers have the experience, process and tools to meet future technology and customer requirements from a process, tools and methodology perspective. The ideal candidate will provided best practices in system and software related development to support program execution. Apart from the challenging work this site performs on Electronic Warfare programs, we are looking for leaders to support near term future transitions to cutting edge methodologies, tools and architectures. This is an excellent opportunity to work with industry experts in Electronic Attack, on a highly collaborative engineering team.

NGFeaturedJobs

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field) plus a minimum of five years' experience in software development applications with lead or management experience in a team environment; or Masters Degree in Engineering (Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field) plus a minimum of three years' experience in software development applications with lead or management experience in a team environment
- Experience in the full life cycle for embedded real time software development
- Experience in Requirements Management and related tools such as DOORs.
- Familiarity with real time embedded software system design and development
- Familiarity with Northrop Grumman System/Software Development processes, tools and methods
- Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills
- Interim DoD Secret Security Clearance to start.

Preferred Qualifications:
- The candidate should have relevant experience from the Defense/Aerospace industry and should be familiar with all phases of the system/software development life cycle used on a large formal DoD sponsored programs.
- Familiarity in Electronic Warfare/Electronic Attack systems, or Radar/Jamming or Signal Processing on programs or products
- Experience managing, leading and building teams.
- Familiarity with Northrop Grumman Software Development processes and SEI CMMI Level 3, AS9100, or IEEE compliant software engineering practices (or equivalent).
- Familiarity with Digital Transformation concepts such as experience in various Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, SAFe), and MBSE (UML, SysML), DevSecOps, (Continuous Integration, Automated Test)
- Open Architecture Standards from both a software and hardware perspective
- Ideal candidate would hold a full time position in Engineering & Sciences located at the Camarillo site

Salary Range: $119,600 USD - $179,400 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Camarillo, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

Similar jobs