Full Job Description
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
As a Software Engineer, you will be developing systems for a variety of spacecraft using current technologies and others yet to come... We are seeking team members who have a thirst for knowledge, approach each day with optimism, and have a relentless drive to solve complex problems. Creativity and innovation are imperative for this role, because at Northrop Grumman, many of the problems we work on are impossible... until they're not.
What you'll get to do?
You will have the opportunity to design, develop, document, test, and debug software written in various computer languages, including C++ and Java. You will ensure that the developed software is effective and takes into consideration performance and security implications. Our ground system programs span the SW lifecycle; some are starting up brand new development; some are providing major capability enhancements to process existing assets; and others are in sustainment, where one has the opportunity to have direct interaction and influence on ensuring our customers get what they need. Our ongoing programs are involved in technology upgrades to include Agile DevOps and virtualization frameworks. We cover a wide variety of DevOps technologies including Atlassian suite of tools (Bamboo, Jira, Bitbucket), Fortify, Ansible, and many more.
You must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment, have the ability to interface with other groups within the project including distributed teams, well-developed problem-solving skills, and ability to work within a dynamic environment. You will need to work well under general direction and be able to determine and develop technical solutions to complex problems independently.
What does success look like?
As a successful employee, you will:
Be an active and integral member of your team
Channel your enthusiasm to innovate
Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security
Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.
As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule or on some programs 4/10s. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off. The 4/10's allows an employee to take every Friday off.
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Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches
Proficiency in one or more of the following: C++, Java, C, C#, .Net
Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access
Proficiency and interest in some of the below is highly beneficial for this role, and we will teach you what you don't know:
Languages: C++, Java, C, C#, .Net
Technology and platforms: Linux Red Hat, git, Maven/Atlassian suite, Docker/Kubernetes, Java Web Development
Fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Agile methodologies and techniques, continuous integration
Coding and design of algorithmic applications
Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs), to generate engineering artifacts for handoff to software development
Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management