Java Software Engineer 3/4

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

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 operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is looking for a mid-level Java Software Engineer to join our team of qualified individuals to provide technical expertise in design, development, deployment, and maintenance of software applications. This position requires a highly motivated, self-reliant team player who is comfortable with managing multiple tasks and responsibilities. This position will be located in Northern Virginia. Location assigned to may be Falls Church, Lorton, or Springfield.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementation Support - Design, plan, and set up applications and storage in a Unix/Linux and Windows NetApp SAN environment (disk layout, RAID levels, etc.) to ensure performance and data availability.
  • Application Maintenance – Apply required updates and patches.
  • Performance Management - Monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels, and provide reports to support metrics collection.
  • Help Desk Assistance – Address help desk requests for incident resolution, problem determination, and root cause analysis of applications issues causing outage or performance degradation.
  • Operations Support – Available for occasional off-hours support.

JavaNGTS

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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

Basic Qualifications for a Java Software Engineer 3 are:

  • Position requires the individual to pass a CBP background investigation which requires US Citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with 5 years of experience or 4 additional years of equivalent experience is accepted in lieu of degree.
  • 3-5 years development experience with the Java technology stack including the persistence, business, and persistence tiers.
  • 2 years' experience with SQL programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and debug web-based applications.
  • Experience with Linux OS, and shell scripting.
  • Demonstrated skills in solving problems and able to work collaboratively within a team or independently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Basic Qualifications for a Java Software Engineer 4 are:

  • Position requires the individual to pass a CBP background investigation which requires US Citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with 9 years of experience or 4 additional years of equivalent experience is accepted in lieu of degree.
  • 7-9 years development experience with the Java technology stack including the persistence, business, and persistence tiers.
  • 5 years' experience with SQL programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and debug web-based applications.
  • Experience with Linux OS, and shell scripting.
  • Demonstrated skills in solving problems and able to work collaboratively within a team or independently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • 1 year experience supporting Oracle application and database environments.
  • Demonstrated experience with JDeveloper integrated development environment.
  • Experience with Atlassian toolset, including Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

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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