Associate Engineer Software

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The Missile Defense Space Warning Tool (MDST) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Associate Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

As an Associate Software Engineer, the candidate will work collaboratively with team members, government customers, and product users to achieve the MDST product vision, help shape the development environment and process, work on user stories from discovery through demonstration, support MDST Operations through BMDS exercises, events, and training, and experiment with new technologies and software best practices.

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 0 Years with Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics related discipline
  • Active SECRET Security Clearance
  • An understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle including analysis, design, code, test, integration, maintenance
  • An understanding of Object Oriented software development
  • Development skills with C++ and/or Java
  • Knowledgeof software development of models and simulations
  • Experience working both independently and in a team environment
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Experience in the use of the UML, and tools such as Magic Draw
  • Experience with the Linux operating system and development tools (e.g. GDB, DDD, vi/emacs, GNUMake, etc)
  • Experience with CM and process tools (e.g. Git, Jira, etc)
  • Experience in engineering modeling and simulation systems using an optimistic parallel discrete event simulation (OP-DES) platform
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience with software development of models and simulations
  • Experience in User Interface (UI) design and implementation with Java
  • Experience in software process automation including Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Experience in Linux scripting (Perl, Bash, Python, etc)
  • Knowledge/experience in User Experience (UX) design and research
  • Knowledge/experience in any of the following: missile defense systems, space-based sensor systems, Theater Event System, infrared sensors, tactical communication systems

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

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