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DevOps Engineering Manager 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

The Consolidated Operations and Anomaly Support Team (COAST), a large restricted E2 O&M program, is seeking a highly motivated individual that will lead and manage the Agile Early Careers and Software Processes in collaboration with the SW Assistant Program Manager (APM) and SW Deputy Assistant Program Manager (DAPM).

As the Agile Early Careers and Software Process Manager, the Software Manager 1 will be expected to develop and mentor a team of early careers engineers and be the primary contact for process documentation, preparing the software team for process audits, taking ownership of the team's process documentation, and updating processes and documentation to reflect the new capabilities. They will also be responsible for strategizing, planning, and assisting with the Agile transformation of a large, restricted Waterfall-based software team and serve as the Scrum Master for an IT DevSecOps Scrum Team. The Agile Early Careers and Software Process Manager will perform all functional management duties for their direct reports, including career development/opportunity management, goal setting, promotion planning, execution of the annual performance review process, and providing regular performance feedback. The Lead can expect to spend 20-25% of their time on manager-related activities.

Candidate will also be expected to fill a 20% part-time functional Section Manager role and will be responsible for 6 - 10 junior software engineers. The responsibilities of the p/t section manager role include Support functional management activities such as staffing and workload forecast; employee engagement, mentoring and career development; identification and training of skills required to execute on programs; Participate in sourcing, recruiting, onboarding, and performance management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must already possess an active Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Must be experienced in Agile and Engineering development lifecycles
  • Proven demonstrated early careers leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficiency of technical problem solving
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Familiarity with process documentation and lifecycle audits
  • Familiarity with COAST customer, and developmental practices
  • Experience in handling documentation from classified to unclassified systems
  • Experience in Agile product ownership for a software development scrum team
  • Experience as an Agile Scrum Master
  • Experience and familiarity with Agile and SAFe methodologies Preferred Qualifications:
    • Direct supervisory experience of a software development team and/or significant team leadership
    • Experience supporting a restricted program through the AS9100 Process Audit
    • An understanding of Northrop Grumman career development resources and processes
    • Familiarity with DevSecOps pipelines in classified and unclassified areas
    • Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance prior to start date; an in-scope CI polygraph is preferred but not required Salary Range: $123,200 USD - $184,800 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 .

      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 for most positions.

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