Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Redondo Beach, CA and Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

You will support the ground systems software area for a large restricted program, performing development of Mission Services Applications (MSAs) in adherence to project processes, and meeting schedule, customer, and contractual obligations. MSAs are user tools whose capabilities are highly desired by the user community. In some cases, enhancements or other developmental changes are required to bring the tool up to the usability standards required by the customer. By hosting these tools in the C2S framework, we endeavor to improve usability and functionality for the users.

You should be highly motivated with a passion for problem solving and be able to understand, design, code, and debug algorithms, and work with databases, providing elegant and innovative solutions.

Position is contingent upon final SCI access.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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

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This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years related experience; Masters in STEM discipline with 3 years related experience
  • Software engineering experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: C++, Java, C
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and managemen
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skill
  • Current SCI access or at least a DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access by start date

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years related experience; Masters in STEM discipline with 7 years related experience, 4 years with a PhD
  • Software engineering experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: C++, Java, C
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and managemen
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skill
  • Current SCI access or at least a DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access by start date


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Coding and design of algorithmic application
  • Exposure to database development and Amazon Web Service
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • Experience with agile engineering processes and artifact
  • Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs), to generate engineering artifacts for handoff to software development
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx


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