Software Manager

Northrop Grumman
15 Oct 2021
26 Oct 2021
Part Time
Contract Type
Requisition ID: 906
Category: Information Technology
Location: Manchester - MAN, United Kingdom
Citizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
Clearance Type: Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1

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.

Working with and alongside our customers, we use modern software engineering methods (Scaled Agile Development, DevSecOps, Site Reliability Engineering, micro-service architectures) and cutting edge techniques (data science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) to tackle complex and challenging problems and deliver cost effective, reliable, supportable solutions against evolving cyber security threats
As a Software Manager you will responsible for the managerial leadership to our software engineering teams and line managers Our teams are more than just Engineers, they are people who are passionate about Software and Technology. Our Software Manager should share this passion and thrive on people management, especially seeing individual growth and development within the team.You will make a difference to our Software Engineers by giving them your total support and ensuring that they really enjoy working for us. Our customer will then get the benefit of an efficient, effective and engaged team.We expect that you will have a Software Engineering background and have experience in guiding, managing and mentoring people and also have had the technical experience as a hands on Software Engineer with knowledge of technologies and methodologies to produce quality code. You will also have an understanding of deployment infrastructure technologies. You will have worked at a senior level and have a broad knowledge in the fields of consultancy and Systems Engineering with experience of Agile / Lean development practices. Technical experience required;
Experience in the design, development, test and integration of quality software.
Hands-on coding experience in Java, and keen to learn a broad range of technologies in the Java stack.
Experience working as part of an Agile development team.
Also, we'd love it if you have experience of...
DevOps approaches and associated tools such as Kubernetes, Docker and Jenkins.
Cloud-based architectures.
Restful API's and microservice architecture.
Data Quality tools such as SonarQube.
Different programming languages, such as JavaScript, C++ and Python.
Working with open source products, such Nifi or the Elastic Stack (ELK).
Additional information for your consideration...You must be able obtain and hold UK Government clearances.Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.