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Sr. Principal Software Engineer - JEMINI (21-618 & 21-619)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10023649

Category: EngineeringLocation: Colorado Springs - CO, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Sr. Principal Software Engineer - JEMINI based out of Colorado Springs, CO.What You'll get to Do:
  • The Software Engineer's primary responsibility is to work as a member of the JEMINI software development team to develop and test innovative solutions in support of MDA projects and experiments.
  • This position will focus on the development of the JEMINI system and integrating with C2BMC and will contribute to other ongoing projects as needed.
  • Other efforts include the assessment on how the JEMINI system performs using state vectors, integrating source tracks and assessing track processing results, generating and assessing concurrent radar and sensor tracks during simulated and live flight test events, and enhancing experimental prototypes based on results of these activities.
  • The Software Engineer will apply these results to identify and work to enhance JEMINI and C2BMC for future operations.
  • Non-standard work hours may be required during event execution and a small amount of travel may be required.
    Basic Qualifications:If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.
    • An active Secret clearance is required.
    • 9 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 13 years' experience in lieu of a degree.
    • Software engineering of new capabilities.
    • Software development with Java (or other object-oriented language).
    • Object-Oriented development principles and patterns.
    • Generate detailed and repeatable tests.
    • The Software Engineer must possess an understanding of software development processes and principles and be able to communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and system users.
    • The Software Engineer should have demonstrated contributions to object-oriented software development and testing that included the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product.
    • The Software Engineer should be comfortable with rapidly changing requirements, design challenges that require novel solutions, fast-paced activities, and tight deadlines.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Test driven development and continuous integration
      • Software architecture design
      • Service Oriented Architecture development principles
      • Ability to refactor code for reusability, readability, and maintainability in an object-oriented codebase
      • Application deployment, integration, and troubleshooting
      • Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux
      • Experience with the Eclipse IDE, Maven, and Git
      • Conduct and participate in peer reviews
      • Ability to extract data to support analysis
      • Implementation of algorithms
      • Messaging interface development
      • Theory and application of the BMDS
      • Theory and application of command and control systems
      • Theory and application of track correlation algorithms
      • Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.
      • Experience with COTS and FOSS
      • Using the Agile methodology for software development

        Salary Range: 114300 - 171500

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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