Seeking an entry level Software Engineering functional manager for a team of up to 20 engineers, reporting to the software functional site manager for Engineering, Science and Technology.
She/he will provide guidance to direct report employees based on organizational goals and company policies. Specific responsibilities include coordinating with programs for tasking, timecard supervision, staffing, recruiting, training, preparing and delivering performance reviews to employees, evaluating/recommending employees for promotions, evaluating salaries and coordinating with Human Resources on potential adjustments, assisting employees in preparing performance goals, providing career guidance to employees and counseling employees on their performance as necessary.
She/he will enforce software standards, software process, common software tools usage, product line component reuse and software quality in accordance with Northrop Grumman Mission Systems guidelines.
The qualified candidate will also provide significant (approximately 80%) direct support to programs and/or other technical efforts, including capture and proposals. This will include but is not limited to Software Engineering efforts, as well as reviewing, estimating, planning, risk management, managing cost and schedule (EVMS) and quality on programs to meet contract commitments.
Software engineering efforts description: Designs, develops, documents, integrates, tests, debugs, deploys and maintains applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of computing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops test programs, utility programs, and implements computing development, integration, test and deployment environments and automated build and test processes.
* BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related STEM degree * Direct experience in operational DoD embedded or application software engineering * Candidate must be a US citizen with a fully-active DoD Secret clearance * Candidate must have excellent written and communication skills and be able to work independently and within groups. * Candidate must have a full understanding of the software engineering discipline. * Knowledge of engineering process, be proficient in process development and implementation as well as functional organization aspects * Ability to facilitate/mediate in conflict resolution matters * Familiarity with other Engineering disciplines * Excellent interpersonal skills required
* Experience in Agile software development methods * Direct supervisory experience and/or significant team leadership * Real-time embedded operating system hosted waveform or waveform services software development * More than 5 years of development experience in C/C * Digital signal processing experience * Experience with DoD programs and processes
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