Engineer Software 3 - Software Integrator

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Software Integration Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The selected candidate will develop and implement software integration plans in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure consistency and quality of software products Develop test plans/procedures
  • Act as a resourceful point of contact for both the test team development teams
  • Support the development of teams in the investigation of issues
  • Develop and implement the software integration plans in a lab environment
  • Familiarity with the SDLC and have some development experience in Java, C++, C# or other OOP languages.
  • Experience with scripting languages, messaging protocols like DDS and JMS and Web Services (SOA and Rest)
  • Knowledge of Linux/Solaris systems with basic commands is also needed to assist in deploying and debugging of software/system

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers. They should have experience with the Java programming language and a software integration environment. This position is for a software developer / integrator with a primary focus on integration.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of software engineering experience OR
  • Master's Degree in STEM and 3 years of software engineering experience.
  • Experience developing software / writing code in Java, C++, C# or other OOP (Object Oriented Programming)languages.
  • Understanding of software integration testing.
  • Good technical writing skills.
  • An active in-scopeSecret clearance.
  • The ability to obtain program access.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience with scripting languages, messaging protocols like DDS and JMS and Web Services (SOA and Rest).
  • Knowledge of Linux/Solaris systems with basic commands.
  • Experience developing/integrating enterprise solutions for Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) in a SOA environment.
  • Experience in object oriented programming, design patterns, JMS, Web Services, XML and related technologies (i.e., XPath, XSLT, XSD).
  • Familiarity with SEI CMM/CMMI, IEEE or military standard software engineering practices.
  • Availability to work second shift as needed and to support a 25% travel schedule.
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Understanding of unit testing, including path, line, and bound coverage.




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.${descr2}${descr3}


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