Manager Software Engineering 1-20002728-20002728

Location: Offutt AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills and 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!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) seeks a talented professional to join the Engineering team at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue Nebraska as a Software & Digital Technologies (SWDT) Functional Manager Level 1 managing a team of Software engineers supporting engineering for the System Engineering, Management, and Sustainment III contract supporting the Air Force's Strategic Weather Center (557th Weather Wing).

What You'll get to Do:

This is a dual role encompassing both functional management and technical performance within a program. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.  Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required and the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success collaborating and leading Software Engineering teams.


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


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 5 years related experience in Software or Digital Technologies

Must be experienced in Agile SW Development methodologies.

Proven demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Proven ability to mentor employees and advance staff development.

The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret DOD clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in a relevant technical or management specialty.

Active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Direct supervisory experience and/or significant team leadership

Two years experience with REACT.js

Meteorology experience

Experience with DoD programs and processes

Effective communication and presentation skills.

High proficiency of technical problem solving.

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 benefits will include the following:


Health Plan


Savings Plan


Paid Time Off


Education Assistance


Training and Development


Flexible Work Arrangements      

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.

Job ID: 20002728

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position