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Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer (TS/SCI)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 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. 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! The NOALS team at Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO. The NOALS Software team writes new software and maintains software that is used for different needs on the program:

  • We maintain software used to remotely establish connections for status & control of ground equipment.
  • We also maintain software that handles scheduling of on-orbit contacts, and orbit calculations.
  • We write software that supports launch operations with trajectory calculations for the SpaceX and ULA vendors.
  • We provide customized telemetry software solutions for special program requirements.
  • We write new software that interfaces with a vendor switching architecture solution. This position can be filled at a level 2 or 3 based on the basic qualifications below. Basic Qualifications: Level 2:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2 or more years of software development experience or a total of 6 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
    • Experience with Agile software development Java programming language in a Microsoft Windows and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
    • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance and take a CI poly Level 3:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5 or more years of software development experience or a total of 9 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
      • Experience with Agile software development Java programming language in a Microsoft Windows and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
      • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance and take a CI poly Preferred Qualifications for both level 2 & 3.
        • Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI poly
        • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration
        • Experience with Spring/Spring Boot frameworks.
        • Experience with NoSQL databases.
        • Experience with VMware toolsets.
        • Knowledge of object oriented design and how to apply it in software development.
        • An experienced self-starter who can work and problem solve independently with minimal guidance.
        • Experience using an IDE for Java software development and a debugger.
        • Experience with Atlassian toolset (Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye/Crucible).
        • Experience with Git distributed version control system.
        • Experience with Java build system (Ant/Maven/Gradle). Working knowledge of Windows and Red Hat Linux Operating Systems. Working knowledge of SQL databases. Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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 , Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer (TS/SCI), IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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