Software Engineer 2 (Alice Springs, AU)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems is seeking highly qualified, motivated, engaged and technically talented individual to join our team of diverse and extremely qualified professionals seeking the rewards of maintaining innovative and complex systems. Located in Alice Springs, AU, this position offers opportunities for both individual activities and collaborative efforts in support of complex systems. Qualified candidates must be able to work independently in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

The software team requires individuals with software engineering experience who can work in a structured configuration controlled environment, primarily focused on the support and maintenance of real-time software applications. Qualified candidates will be responsible for evaluating operational software problems and providing immediate solutions to restore service. Responsibilities also include the integration and verification of new baselines. Qualified candidates must be able to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment.

Principal duties include, but are not limited to:
- Supports, maintains and documents software applications
- Determines the operations feasibility of software modifications
- Develops software toolsto complement software maintenance activities
- Generates web applications and tools to enable communication andcollaboration
- Ensures software standards are met
- Provides on-call 24/7 emergency anomaly response to support restoration of software operations

A comprehensive overseas compensation package, including relocation assistance, is provided.

A 2 year commitment is required. Applicant must pass physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science/Technology/Engineering/Math with 2 years applicable work experience or a Master's Degree with 0 years of applicable work experience.
  • Current SSBI and ability to possess and retain an SCI clearance with SSBI Counter Intelligence Polygraph
  • Demonstrated ability in PERLor other scripting languages
  • Experience with C++, Java, orPythonprogramming languages
  • Proficiency with VMS, LINUX andUNIX operating systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team building aptitude with demonstrated organizational skills
  • Applicant must pass physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening
  • Experience supporting, maintaining, and documenting software applications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Competence in HTML, CSS, orWeb development tools
  • Familiarity with MS Access or SQL Databases
  • Site O&M 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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