Software Engineer 2/3 (Active Clearance)

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Software Engineer Level 2 or Level 3 with the desire to learn new technologies to join our innovative Processing Technologies team to help develop, enhance and maintain software on cutting edge products and systems. Systems may include Radar, Electronic Warfare, Surveillance, Space and other missions.

Candidates will work on software systems for mission systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle, primarily in C/C . Position includes opportunities to collaborate with equipment designers and/or hardware & firmware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for mission-critical software.

The selected individual will interface with systems engineering to develop flow down software requirements and technical specifications. Responsibilities include identifying risks, suggesting mitigation, tracking defects, developing resolutions, and reporting status. The individual will also be expected to develop and execute unit and build verification test plans, and track and report test status.

Additional responsibilities will include defining the subsystem requirements and architecture. Additionally, the selected individual will conduct reviews of software related products, software designs, and additional technical documents. The responsibilities include active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT), design reviews, and other reviews, as required. The selected individual will actively participate in the technical peer reviews to ensure system/software requirements are being met from an end to end system point of view. Individuals must be self-starters and able to efficiently operate in a small team environment. Existing engineering and system specialists will be made available to assist with any activities associated with executing primary tasking. However, the selected individuals will be expected to prioritize and make recommendations to Technical Leads, as required, to implement tasking assigned.

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

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • 2 years related experience with a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related STEM discipline. (0 years of experience with a Masters' degree.)
  • Knowledge of object-oriented development.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with evolving requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • 5 years related experience with a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related STEM discipline. (0 years of experience with a Masters' degree.)
  • Knowledge of object-oriented development.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with evolving requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in algorithmic application development
  • Experience in real-time embedded software development
  • Knowledge of Radar, Electronic Warfare, or Space technologies
  • Current Secret Clearance or higher.

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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