Northrop Grumman Software Configuration Management Lead Engineer 3/4 in Huntsville, Alabama

Software Configuration Management Lead Engineer 3/4

Requisition ID: 18007459

Location(s): United States-Alabama-Huntsville

US Citizenship Required for this Position: No

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to develop innovative systems that impact people’s lives around the world today and for generations to come. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.

We are seeking a Software Configuration Management Lead Engineer to perform the following duties:

  • Lead a team of engineers in the build management and configuration control of a large DoD software program

  • Leverage a modern software toolset to ensure availability of continuous integration and release builds

  • Apply automation to improve efficiency and maintain quality standards

  • Ensure project processes are enforced and improved as required

  • Collaborate with team leads and program management to accomplish project goals

This Software Configuration Management Lead Engineer will be a part of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector in our Engineering, Sciences & Technology (ES&T) Central Region. In the Mission Systems' sector, you’ll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The qualified applicant will work in our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications:

  • This position may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.

  • BQs for a Software Engineer 3: requires 5 years with Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

  • BQs for a Software Engineer 4: requires 9 years with Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

  • Experience leading or contributing to a software based build system including management of tools and processes to ensure availability of software builds and timely releases to customer organizations.

  • Familiarity with Java based software products and Linux based Operating Systems.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Proven collaboration in a team based environment.

  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a build team for a medium to large sized DoD software project.

  • Familiarity with several of the following tools: Subversion, Apache Ant, Bamboo, Crucible, Fisheye, Jira, Nexus, and Maven.

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.

Title: Software Configuration Management Lead Engineer 3/4

Location: Alabama-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 18007459