Engineer Software 3-4

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems 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. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Software Engineer Level 3 or 4 for their Aurora, CO location.


Software Engineers will work on the development, integration, and maintenance of a unique operationally deployed system. The selected candidate must possess the ability to work as a member of a small, highly skilled team in a dynamic environment and participate in systems design, code development, GUI updates, debugging, and integration and test of modifications/enhancements into the operational baseline. The position also requires an individual with the ability to work on technical challenges and to provide innovative solutions, to include troubleshooting the system, implementation of new capabilities for future versions of the system, and support to test and documentation personnel. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-start to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications for a Band 3:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5+ years software development experience; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD
Active Top Secret Clearance Required (TS/SCI Required to start work)
Experience working with Java and/or C++

Basic Qualifications for a Band 4:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 9+ years software development experience;
7 years with Masters; 4 years with PhD
Active Top Secret Clearance Required (TS/SCI Required to start work)
Experience working with Java and/or C++
oKnowledge of object oriented design
oKnowledge of software lifecycles
oExperience with supporting operational systems

Preferred Qualifications for Bands 3 & 4:
Active TS/SCI clearance with CI poly
Experience with Java and C/C++ software development
Experience with Bash scripting or similar
Experience with Web Development
Experience with Cloud Development/Deployment
Experience with MySQL
Experience with Apache Tomcat
Experience with source control software (Clearcase, SourceSafe, etc.)
Experience with ClearQuest (use and administration)
Experience with GitHub
Experience with supporting operational systems
Experience working within an Agile Development process
Knowledge of Virtualized Environments, including architecture, creation, deployment and management of VMs
Knowledge of object oriented design
Knowledge of software lifecycles

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