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Software Integration and Test Manager 2

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Development Manager based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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What You'll Get To Do:

Management activities include providing technical oversight of software integration and software testing of software components from unit test level up through full software integration. Manage a team of software developers following hybrid of Waterfall and Agile Development with Continuous Integration processes. The candidate will ensure that the software testers are following Agile practices including program prescribed testing and integration methodology, developing secure test tools, and fulfilling software requirements including performance requirements and security implications. Ensures that software integration and testing supports System Level Testing and Integration and that software tests cover software requirements and trace up to system level requirements. We cover a wide variety of DevOps technologies including Atlassian suite of tools (Bamboo, Jira, Bitbucket), Fortify, Ansible, and many more.

Must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment, ability to interface with other groups within the project including geographical distributed teams, well-developed problem-solving skills, and ability to work within a

dynamic environment. Works with very little direction. Determines and develops solutions to unblock software testers and keep software integration team on track to delivery milestones.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:

This video gives candidates a preview of the Manager Selection Process and is their first opportunity to learn more about the Manager Readiness Assessment and the overall process.

Basic Qualifications for a Software Manager Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience leading a team of software integration engineers in software deliverables and processes, including extensive testing and integration of software products
  • Experience with Earned Value (managing schedules and budgets
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Experience leading Agile software integration teams utilizing continuous integration and test methodologies
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date.
  • Ability to obtain SAP clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to implement process improvements, streamline activities, and develop efficiencies

  • Knowledge of DevOps technologies including Jenkins, Fortify, Ansible, Atlassian suite

  • Previous software experience in Java, C/C++, and Python. Must have experience in software development deliverables and processes, including developing test plans and integration milestones

  • Five or more years of previous management experience as a Software Manager or Technical Lead is a plus

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

    • Education Assistance

    • Training and Development

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Redondo Beach, California
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