Cyber Software Engineer 2/3

Join Northrop Grumman Mission Systems and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges.

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer to work on a large Cyber Security Program in Landover, MD. This position requires a current Top Secret/SCI clearance.

The successful candidate will:

  • Design, develop, document, test and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
  • Ensures software standards are met.

This position is located within walking distance of the New Carrollton Metro/Amtrak/MARC station.

This position can be filled as a level 2 or level 3

This position can be filled as a level 2 or level 3 based on the following qualifications.

Basic Qualifications level 2:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (Math, Computer Science, or Engineering) and 2 years of Software Development experience; additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 2 years of experience in the design, development and maintenance of software using C/C and/or Java in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • At least one (1) DOD 8570 IAT Level 1 Certification (Sec , Net , etc.)
  • Current Top Secret SCI Clearance

Basic Qualifications level 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (Math, Computer Science, or Engineering) and 5 years of Software Development experience; additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 5 years of experience in the design, development and maintenance of software using C/C and/or Java in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • At least one (1) DOD 8570 IAT Level 1 Certification (Sec , Net , etc.)
  • Current Top Secret SCI Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with application development for Apple OSX platform.
  • Experience with Solaris 10 operating system.
  • Experience with web applications and document management systems.
  • Working knowledge of open-source software distributions and the open-source community.
  • Spring, JUnit, Web Applications & Web Services
  • Experience with Rational ClearCase source code management and ClearQuest defect tracking systems

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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