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Engineer Software (DoD Secret)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 4, 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.Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?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!We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. 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.This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.What you get to do:

  • Work with cross-discipline team members and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation experience and the ability to work with a diverse community of engineers and managers to achieve the goals of the program team.
  • Lead a technical team performing support of both operational space applications and expert level system administration.
  • Perform technical planning and analysis for all levels of system product sustainment to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements are deployed into a space operations environment.
  • Interface with a breadth of space operations stakeholders to include military decision makers, industry consultants, and corporate leadership and internal engineering associates of a system design lifecycle-oriented program.
  • Responsible for $4.25M material management that includes hardware and software inventory, service level agreements and licensing.
  • Involvement with Public Private Partnership by providing government personnel with resources per contract and develop long-term plan to create a self-sustaining software maintenance facility.
  • Assist in new business activities such as proposals and funded studies and may include authoring sections for both.Basic Qualifications:
    • Software Engineer BQ: Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with 2 years of engineering experience; OR Master's degree in STEM discipline
    • Experience with C++, Python, Perl, Matlab
    • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret and SCI.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with space operations and sustainment programs.
      • Experience presenting to customers; both military and industry consultants
      • Experience working with a cross-discipline team of management and various levels of technicians.
      • Familiarity with earned value topics
      • Familiarity with Agile software development practices, Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban), and Scaled Agile Framework. Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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, Colorado Springs , Engineer Software (DoD Secret), IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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