Principal Engineer Software
Aurora, CO, USA | Northrop Grumman
Functions:IT / Information Technology
Job Description:72 people have viewed this job
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 nation’s 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, they’re making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.For us, it’s about more than just performing.It means realizing the values that define us:responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, 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!
The Software & Digital Technologies team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer 2 or 3 based out of Aurora, CO.
What You’ll get to Do:
Software Engineers will work on the development, integration, and maintenance of a unique operationally deployed system. The selected candidate must possess the ability to work as a member of a small, highly skilled team in a dynamic environment and participate in systems design, code development, GUI updates, debugging, and integration and test of modifications/enhancements into the operational baseline. The position also requires an individual with the ability to work on technical challenges and to provide innovative solutions, to include troubleshooting the system, implementation of new capabilities for future versions of the system, and support to test and documentation personnel. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-start to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications for a Band 3:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5+ years software development experience; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD
Active Top Secret Clearance Required (TS/SCI Required to start work)
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active TS/SCI clearance with CI poly
Experience with Java and C/C++ software development
Experience with Bash scripting or similar
Experience with Web Development
Experience with Cloud Development/Deployment
Experience with MySQL
Experience with Apache Tomcat
Experience with source control software (Clearcase, SourceSafe, etc.)
Experience with ClearQuest (use and administration)
Experience with GitHub
Experience with supporting operational systems
Experience working within an Agile Development process
Knowledge of Virtualized Environments, including architecture, creation, deployment and management of VMs
Knowledge of object oriented design
Knowledge of software lifecycles