Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows Software and Digital Technology (SW&DT) Organization is searching for a qualified candidate to lead a high performing team of Software and Computer/Electronics Engineers involved with embedded application, tool development in both Windows and Linux environments, lower level middleware development, firmware/software integration, and automated test frameworks. The teams are responsible for developing cutting edge aircraft survivability systems. This is a front line Management position reporting directly to the Manager of the Frameworks group within SW&DT organization. The Frameworks team is currently comprised of 2 elements: Infrastructure and Validation/Verification. This position is earmarked for the Infrastructure element.
The position is dual-role with two primary functions:
Infrastructure Manager and Functional Manager.
As the Infrastructure Manager, the primary charter is to oversee the development of a set of APIs, frameworks, drivers and firmware which work together to provide an operating system and hardware agnostic development platform to maximize re-use, quality, and efficiencies. As a Functional Manager, this position will provide front line management of up to 15 engineers supporting various programs within the organization. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills and 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.
Infrastructure area responsibilities will include:
Development of abstraction techniques, approach, and architecture
Collaborate with the technical leadership within the SW&DT to ensure consensus of interface to applications and hardware
Program performance monitoring, support, and reporting related to the Infrastructure aspects of a project
Ensuring and monitoring quality of work products
Ensuring adherence to Engineering process, leveraging or creating best practices
Program task management, team guidance, & staffing
Proposal team leadership
Functional responsibilities will include:
Setting, monitoring, & reviewing goals
Providing timely, constructive, sincere performance feedback on a regular basis
Executing performance appraisal activity
Facilitating team meetings and frequently leveraging all communication mediums
Promoting organizational initiatives such as Agile development, Model Based Engineering, Continuous Integration, and Reuse
Nurturing dedicated teams to execute organizational improvement initiatives
Coordinating training & career development for team members
Forecasting of work load
Supporting talent acquisition activity
Working with Human Resources to mediate & resolve personnel issues