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Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 19028297

Job Description

AtNorthrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom andadvances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us tobe at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history- from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, tolanding on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launchingthe first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings ofthe universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're makinghistory.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader inCyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. Forus, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values thatdefine us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries ofinnovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in varioussciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovativetechnologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product linesacross the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Comebe a part of our mission!
The NOALS team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you tojoin our team as a Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in ColoradoSprings, CO.


WhatYou'll get to Do:


TheSoftware Engineer will support an operational program environment by developingnew capabilities, troubleshooting/ resolving problems, and supporting real-timesatellite launch events in a dynamic operational environment. This is an opportunityto maintain and evolve a satellite ground system in support of MissionApplications and GUI development and Database interactions. Responsibilitiesinclude all facets of the software design, development, and integration lifecycle for software and database changes identified by program personnelespecially as it pertains to Command and Telemetry processing. This includesanalysis of change requests and requirements for new software supportcapabilities; software, COTS/GOTS integration; implementation of software usingJava, C/C , C/Python scripts, Oracle applications, and other programmingtools. Resolve technically challenging issues and proactively evolve systemrequirements. Support rehearsals and day-of-launch activities. This is aposition in which one has the opportunity to work at an operational customerfacility in a dynamic environment where one can directly impact the success ofan important mission.


AdditionalNorthrop Grumman Information:

NorthropGrumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing aninclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas,perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: todevelop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products,programs and services in the world.


OurValues. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by OurValues. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisionsand actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Valuesinto practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers,employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


OurResponsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining thehighest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting theenvironment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community andin the world.


Thisrequisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listedbelow.




This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer level.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • For a Software Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2 years of software development experience; 0 years with a Master's; or 6 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
  • For a Principal Engineer Software:  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5 years of software development experience; 3 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; or 9 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience developing software using JAVA
  • Active Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Able to work in small teams as they develop SW and troubleshoot SW to find/fix defects
  • Experience in the development of User Interface, process control, algorithms, and/or relational database management applications

  • Experience with development with Oracle, and PL/SQL

  • Experience with manipulating streams in binary and hexadecimal format

  • Experience with Apache Camel, JBoss EAP, and other messaging services.

  • Experience with Configuration Management and the ability to create install packages and deployment techniques

  • Experience developing in different operating systems, to include linux/windows and ability to navigate and debug

  • Experience with space command and control operations and concepts

  • Knowledge of satellite ground system concepts

  • Current TS/SCI with Poly

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 package will include the following:


  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development


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.