2018 New Grad/PDP- Software Developer Engineer (Conversion)

We're a team of new graduates and experienced professionals, collaborating to achieve our goals. Our teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's the work that makes a difference. Join us and discover all you can achieve.

Our Technology Services team is recognized as a global provider of innovative, cost effective solutions. From sustainment and modernization, supply chain management, training and simulation, and high technology services, we offer a full-spectrum of support.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Software Engineers to join its Professional Development Program (PDP).

As a PDP, you'll participate in a three year rotational training program to develop competencies in a variety of cyber software engineering specializations that may include:

  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and roles within each phase to include a variety of programming and scripting languages, and complex software design principles
  • Experience in developing, documenting, testing, and debugging software that contain logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems.
  • Applying appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle.
  • Conducting multidisciplinary research and collaborating with equipment designers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Determining computer user needs and analyzing system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls.
  • Developing software on diverse platforms including Unix, Linux and Windows based operating systems
  • Utilizing configuration management tools, database applications and related software development tools

The PDP rotations offer the opportunity to experience a variety of job assignments before making a commitment to a particular position. The program will support the individual's growth through training, skill development, and networking opportunities. This program gives its participants the ability to choose their assignments from a variety of departments based on their skills, areas of interest, and availability.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Math or other technical discipline from an accredited institution and within one year of graduation date
  • 3.25 GPA or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your profile)
  • Ability to obtain a US government security clearance
  • Must be a US Person (US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.7 GPA or higher
  • Internship experience, leadership & teamwork experience, interpersonal communications skills, and/or involvement with Diversity & Inclusion organizations.

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