Software Engineer/Principal Software Engineer - Top Secret or SCI clearance w/SSBI (Aurora, CO)

    • Aurora, CO

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Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is seeking a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer to join the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) team located in Aurora, CO.

We are looking for a well-qualified, mission-oriented individual looking to realize the rewards of working in an innovative and discovery-driven environment. Qualified candidates must be able to work both independently and as part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities will include:
• Design, develop and enhance web-based software solutions for global customers
• Develop new automated solutions to support mission systems
• Support installation and testing of new software baselines at multiple local and international sites
• Maintain back-end database solutions designed to keep data in sync around the world
• Improve overall functionality and efficiency of software tools
• Help establish and modify standard software configuration control processes

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

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer level or Principal Software Engineer level



Basic Qualifications for a Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with two (2) years of relevant experience in systems engineering and/or software engineering
  • Possess and be able to maintain at least one of the following active U.S Government security clearances:
    • Dept of Defense Top Secret/SSBI
    • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
    • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years
  • Demonstrated ability in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to act as liaison between local personnel and international workforce
  • Java/Java Server Faces (JSF) development expertise
  • Version control using git
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with five (5) years of relevant experience in systems engineering and/or software engineering
    • OR Masters of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with three (3) years of relevant experience in systems engineering and/or software engineering
  • Possess and be able to maintain at least one of the following active U.S Government security clearances:
    • Dept of Defense Top Secret/SSBI
    • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
    • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years
  • Demonstrated ability in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to act as liaison between local personnel and international workforce
  • Java/Java Server Faces (JSF) development expertise
  • Version control using git
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • C++, Perl and/or Python development experience
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Bitbucket, Jira, & Confluence)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, SQLite3, and Oracle databases
  • Development experience using AWS or other Cloud based solutions
  • Security+CE Certification
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