Full Job Description
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated Staff Cyber Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of qualified diverse individuals in Fairfax, Virginia.
The selected team member will be part of a software development team supporting mission critical systems, and is expected to apply best software engineering principals and Agile engineering methodologies to research, design, develop, and modify software and systems.
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions that results in compelling easy to use products in support of data centric mission critical systems
Conducts independent, multidisciplinary research and collaborates with designers and/or engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of data systems
Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems
Work and participate in a Scrum team utilizing agile methodology best practices to deliver high quality products
A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 14 years of relevant experience, a Master's degree with a minimum of 12 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 9 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree requirement
Experience engineering, testing, and refining computer/application software to produce the required product
An Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline
Experience with cloud services technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) to include design, implementation, or integration. Cloud certifications
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience with the engineering, development and maintenance of data repositories, data management applications and systems, or data ingestion applications and systems
Experience modifying existing software to correct errors allowing software to adapt to new hardware or to improve software performance
Experience identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement new options
Experience in object-oriented design and software patterns
Experience developing and maintaining full stack web applications
Experience developing and maintaining web applications while addressing accessibility concerns
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.