Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Software Engineering Department Manager

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: MH20181210-48166

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Software Engineering Department Manager to join our team in Chandler, AZ.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Software Engineering Manager for 20+ matrixed engineers supporting multiple Programs. Provide technical leadership and resource management to ensure timely resolution of issues affecting Software design and verification for launch vehicles and support equipment.   Primary responsibilities include department staffing, management of department metrics, and maintenance of department processes, standards, and command media. Additional responsibilities include support of Business Development proposal activities, and ensuring ongoing development of direct reports.

Experience Requirements:  

  • BS in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related
    engineering field
  • Minimum of 12 years of related work experience
  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance is required

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



Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight