Software Engineer - VMS

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a VMS Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida. This site is the center for design, development, and rapid prototyping of advanced airborne surveillance and battle management systems critical to our nation's security.

Essential Functions:

  • Design, develop, and debug automated tests for embedded software systems
  • Operate efficiently in an Agile software environment

Although not required to start this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

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. meleng sfwas rocktober

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of experience in software engineering OR
  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 0 years of experience in software engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with a software development or scripting language such as Python
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active, in-scope DoD security clearance at the Secret level (or higher) with investigation/re-investigation within the last 5 years to qualify for SAP eligibility
  • Accredited degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other related field
  • Experience in object-oriented analysis and design
  • Experience with requirements testing
  • Experience with developing software in an Agile software environment; specifically with Python
  • Experience with software automation
  • Experience with DO-178 or other aircraft safety standards


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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