Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill the position of Section Manager of Software Engineering as part of Software & Digital Technologies organization in Engineering, Sciences & Technology (ES&T) within Eastern Region Engineering. This would be a manager-of-managers role at the Bethpage, NY facility with responsibility for approximately 40-50 staff.
The Software Manager will focus on two primary areas of responsibility: team leadership and management, and team technical performance. Responsibilities include the oversight of Software activities in the Bethpage SW group consisting of approximately 40-50 staff across three subordinate managers. The Section Manager will be responsible for addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for development efforts. There is additional functional oversight for the section including functional budgeting, staffing and workload management, and being the primary discipline interface to the Facility Manager and Business Unit leaders. The section Manager will be expected to support 10-15 direct reports consisting of managers and senior technical staff of varied disciplines working multiple programs, IRAD, and new business capture opportunities with strategic importance for large downstream value. This position will report to the Director of Embedded Software.
The Software Manager will also be responsible for staffing and workload forecast; support and adherence to standard software processes; lessons learned; and employee engagement, mentoring and career development, including training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs. The responsibilities include the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.
The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills and will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver. The Software Manager will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The selected candidates will work closely with Managers of other engineering disciplines, and Program Managers.
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