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Staff Software Engineer

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

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time**Description**Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.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 while having 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 undertake the impossible. Our employees are not only part of history; they're making history.The Payload and Ground Systems Division within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills and innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter to protect our nation and allies. In these roles you will be developing systems for a variety of spacecraft using current technologies and others yet to come! We are seeking team members who are self-starters, 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.We are currently seeking Software Engineers to join our teams in Aurora, Boulder, and Colorado Springs, CO.**What You'll get to Do:** Our Software Engineers work with Java, C++, Python and more on an agile development team using modern development practices. Our programs require new development and sustainment, including design, development, test, and debug for ground system software, and other ground applications. The code bases are large, and we create and manage large databases as part of the processing, storage, and reporting functions. As with any large system we also have complex system and network administration and security functions. You will thrive on a team that is experienced, brilliant, and extremely supportive of one another. If this is your type of environment and you love fast-paced software development, please consider joining our team.**Building a career with Northrop Grumman:** Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety. There is plenty of opportunity for career advancement and leadership. Come be a part of our mission.**Basic Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's degree and 14 years of relevant experience; 12 years with a Masters; 9 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.+ Active Secret clearance**Preferred Qualifications:**Exposure to or Experience doing some of the following:+ DevOps, Java, C++, Python, Red Hat Linux, Oracle, SQL+ Writing micro-services in event driven architectures using containers and container management, Helm charts, AWS, CI/CD pipelines, and automated testing and deployment+ Toolsets including Atlassian, and container/container management such as Docker and Kubernetes+ Configuration Management and version control+ Ground Systems architecture, components, antennas, and HW and SW interfaces+ Mission Capabilities such as signal and data processing and scheduling/tasking+ Debugging and providing code fixes and enhancements within a large complex codebase+ Computer security, GUI development, or development of mathematical and scientific algorithmsSalary Range: $141,800.00 - $234,000.00Employees 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 , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Aurora, Colorado

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