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Engineer Software

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Seeking a Software Engineer to work the on development, integration, and maintenance of a complex SW system for a mission focused customer. Solving real world user experience as well as faster and more reliable build, test, release challenges a priority. Candidate must possess the ability to work as a member of a small, highly skilled team in a dynamic environment and participate in systems design, code development, GUI updates, unit testing, code reviews, debugging, and integration and test of modifications/enhancements into an evolving baselines.

The position also requires an individual with the ability to work on technical challenges and to provide innovative solutions, to include system troubleshooting, implementation of new capabilities for future versions of the system, and support test and documentation. Candidate must have the ability to successfully interact with end-users, customers, and other developers, as well as good written and verbal communication skills. Experience conducting multidisciplinary research and collaborating with designers and hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and usage of the software product.

Experience analyzing system capabilities and resolving problems on program intent. Ability to guide the successful completion of major program objectives by applying extensive technical expertise and knowledge of other related disciplines a plus.

This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems.

This requisition may be filled as a Engineer Software or a Principal Engineer Software.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited college
  • For a Engineer Software: 2 years' experience with a Bachelors degree or 0 years' experience with a Master's degree; 4 will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • For a Principal Engineer Software: 5 years' experience with a Bachelors degree or 3 years' experience with a Master's degree; 9 will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Java, C#, or C++ development experience
  • Knowledge of object oriented design
  • Knowledge of software lifecycles
  • Experience with version control software
  • Experience with SQL database i.e. (Oracle or Postgres)
  • Active Secret clearance or higher Preferred Qualifications:
    • 6+ years of Java, C#, or C++ development experience
    • Experience developing enterprise solutions for Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) in a SOA environment
    • WorldWind experience
    • Experience developing on Microsoft Windows
    • Experience with issue tracking systems. (Jira)
    • Experience developing using Eclipse or Netbeans
    • Experience with version control software (git)
    • Experience developing and using schemas and XML and related technologies (i.e., XPath, XSLT, XSD)
    • Previous Agile development experience
    • Active Secret security clearance Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 USD
      Salary Range 2: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD

      Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

      The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

      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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Aurora , Engineer Software, IT / Software / Systems , Aurora, Colorado

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