Java Software Engineer 3/4

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technologies protects. Its the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From systems and software engineering, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman's Space Park location offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of Southern California.

Our Space Park site in Redondo Beach provides space-enabled, secure communications capabilities in support of national objectives. We have exciting opportunities to work on cutting-edge space platforms, air platforms and defense and protective systems.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We are seeking an innovative Java software developer to join our team. You will be joining an agile software development team designing and building advanced, state-of-the-art, manned and unmanned aircraft mission planning software. Apply engineering principles and object-oriented software design, coding, integration and test methodology in an agile software development environment. Participate in all phases of software development from use case and requirements development through design, code and unit test to integration and test.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Position is contingent upon receiving special program access.

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This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelors degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of software engineering experience; Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience developing enterprise solutions in Java
  • Experience in one or more of the following is required: object oriented programming, design patterns, middleware technologies (e.g., DDS, ActiveMQ), application servers (e.g., GlassFish, WebLogic, JBoss, etc), data grid technologies.
  • Experience required with integrating software from third party sources
  • Familiar with Agile software development practices
  • Active Top Secret security clearance with ability to obtain special program access by start date

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • Bachelors degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of software engineering experience; Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience developing enterprise solutions in Java
  • Experience in one or more of the following is required: object oriented programming, design patterns, middleware technologies (e.g., DDS, ActiveMQ), application servers (e.g., GlassFish, WebLogic, JBoss, etc), data grid technologies.
  • Experience required with integrating software from third party sources
  • Familiar with Agile software development practices
  • Active Top Secret security clearance with ability to obtain special program access by start date

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with NASA World Wind, JavaFX, JMS and SOAP.
  • Experience with Mission Planning and/or Command and Control (C2).
  • Experience with UI development using HTML, Spring Web Flow, JSF, and RichFaces
  • Experience desired in, Hibernate, Spring, continuous integration, EJBs, or JAXB, and/or data transfer technologies (e.g., UDT, FFT, etc).


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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