Applications Developer

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

We are seeking a Software Developer in Lawton, OK. The position will support the Personnel Security/Assurance (PSA) Division within the Defense Manpower Database (DMDC).

The candidate will:

  • design, develop, enhance, debug, and implement software.
  • troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements.
  • design and develop new software products or major enhancements to existing software.
  • address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • consult with project teams and end users to identify application requirements.
  • perform feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
  • assist in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools.
  • resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • act as team leader on projects.
  • instruct, assign, direct, and check the work of other software developers on development team.
  • participate in development of software user manuals

Candidate duties will consist of but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance to other team members
  • Assist the team and client in requirements gathering and validation
  • Author and present technical design documentation
  • Plan and lead major technology assignments
  • Evaluate performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success
  • Function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree 10 year experience, or M.S. degree 7 year experience, or Ph. D 3 year experience
  • Experience with large interconnected systems
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills are essential
  • Excellent conceptual, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Experience with the Microsoft product suite, including Word, Excel, Project, and Visio
  • Ability to work as a member of a team on complex tasks
  • Strong Java programing skills required
  • Experience with Eclipse, CM tools as Subversion and Git
  • Familiarity with agile and other software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with government environments and standards
  • Active Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SQL, Spring, MyBatis, Maven, AngularJS, REST or SOAP experience a plus.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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