Principal Engineer C++ Software-Top Security Clearance Required,

    • Dulles, VA

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 pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Space designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in software requirements review, preliminary and critical design reviews, integration readiness review and software acceptance reviews. Analyze requirements, design, develop and test software systems. Provides inputs for documentation of software.
  • Conducts and participates in multidisciplinary research and collaborates with hardware engineers in the design, development, and utilization of software. Make frequent contacts with customers both internal and external concerning development and maintenance of software.
  • Support proposal efforts.

  • Qualifications:

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a related academic discipline and 5 or more years of experience in C++ programming is required (or a Masters and 3 years of C++ programming)
    • S oftware development experience in RedHAt/CentOS or other Linux variant
    • Use of SVN or similar tools for source control
    • An active Top Secret Clearance is required for this position

    • US Citizenship is required for this position

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in Java

    • Experience designing and documenting software architecture

    • SQL application programming (PostgreSQL)

    • Experience troubleshooting HW/SW interfaces

    • Experience in socket level programming involving multiple protocols

    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.

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