Software Engineer 3/4

Working in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility, and reshaping the world we live in. If you're looking for challenging work experiences with a bigger purpose and desire to learn in a collaborative environment, we invite you to look for the next step in your career at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman's Software Engineers work in collaborative, team-based environments to design, develop, and assure high-performing software systems. You will have the opportunity to be a flexible self-starter, working to create solutions that keep our armed services safe and battle-ready around the world. We encourage innovation and forward thinking and expect our developers to take a high level of ownership throughout the software life cycle.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the entire lifecycle of software development from requirements definition to integration & deployment
  • Apply systems thinking to ensure our products are scalable, maintainable, and meet end-user needs
  • Communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representatives
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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

Basic Qualifications:

This position may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.
  • BQs for a Software Engineer 3: requires 5 years with Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
  • BQs for a Software Engineer 4: requires 9 years with Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
  • Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as Java, C++, C#, or Ada.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with technical teams.
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results.
  • Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with the Missile Defense and Sense & Warn based systems.
  • Experience with international sensors and fire control systems.
  • Development utilizing a Linux based development environment.
  • Knowledge of various scripting languages and tools: Python, MATLAB, etc.
  • Experience working on CMMI Level 3+ programs
  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices.
  • Proven communications skills with armed services & government customer.
  • Active Secret (or above) Security Clearance.
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.${descr2}${descr3}

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