Software Application Developer

If you are interested in working for an industry leading company applying cutting edge technologies to deliver innovative solutions using mobile applications, advanced analytics, big data, and the latest e-commerce platform then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. Your work will help drive a digital transformation within the post and parcel market that will increase operating efficiencies, bridge the digital and physical worlds of logistics, and create new revenue streams. Using enabling technologies, you will help build solutions that facilitate increasingly flexible delivery options demanded by consumers – same day, next hour, or custom.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that is caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, communities of practices, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We are committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused, and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

The Software Application Developer works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS and reports directly to the IT Department Manager. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

Under general supervision develops database driven applications in a client/server environment. Performs requirements gathering and documenting. Does problem analysis to determine the best approach / methodology for application design. Designs, documents and deploys database changes to support application requirements. Utilizing software development tools, designs and codes application software using Object Oriented Methodology and principles. Using various database modeling tools, develops and interprets database model diagrams to implement sound business logic.

Basic Qualifications: Possess coding proficiency using:

  • Visual C / C#
  • Windows .Net Framework
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery
  • Must have demonstrated experience coding TSQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment

Software Experience:

  • Microsoft Developer Studio 2008 / 2010
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 / 2008
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server
  • Microsoft Professional Office Suite
  • Windows Server 2003 / 2008


Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (or four additional years of equivalent work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree) with 5 years demonstrated work experience (or equivalent combination of training and professional work experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.)

Sensitive security clearance required to start work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Currently holds a Position of Public Trust clearance specific to the Postal Program.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems and 5 years related experience

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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