Engineer Software 4 - C / Linux

Picture yourself supporting a mission of global importance...

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary Team at Patrick Air Force Base, near Cocoa Beach, Florida.

The successful candidate will perform software development activities including designing, building, testing and supporting enhancements to existing enterprise applications. The target environment is composed of C language applications runningonLinux/Unix.

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs 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 needs, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls
Prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Supports formal test. Ensures software standards are met.
Acts as team lead and/or topical subject matter expert.
The successful candidate should possess strong problem solving skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision.
He or she will regularly interface with technical leads, customers and other stakeholders. The candidate must also be able to rapidly analyze and understand new tools and technologies, and integrate them into existing products and
If necessary, obtaining CompTIA Security+/DoD8570 certification is expected to occur within the first year (training will be provided).

Basic Qualifications:
US Citizenship is required with an active US Department of Defense (DoD) TS/SCI clearance (SCI security clearance must have been active in last 24 months)
Typical Minimum Education / Experience:9 Years with Bachelor of Science;7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. Degree must be in a STEM related program.
General SW Programming Skills, Software Design, Software Debugging, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Problem Solving, Proven Teamwork Skills, Software Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements Generation and Development Analysis
Demonstrated C/C++ Software Development experience in Unix/Linux environment
Experience with Configuration Management Tools, Problem Reporting/Tracking Tools
Experienced user of Microsoft Office tool set for documentation and communication
Able to interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:
CompTIA Security+/DoD8570 certification

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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