Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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 - Launch and Missile Defense
Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Software
Engineerto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This
position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO. Position
Overview: As part of the Specialized Warfighter Development
Contract (SWDC) the Warfighter Simulation and Services (WSS) team
offers opportunities to support the U.S. Missile Defense System
through the development of Modeling and Simulation applications
used in warfighter training and exercises, concept evaluation,
developmental engineering, testing and verification, and
assessment.The selected Software Engineer will support the Missile
Defense Advanced Simulation (MDASim) project on the Specialized
Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC). This role designs,
develops, tests, documents and integrates simulation products for
MDASim using C++ and/or C# programming languages on Windows
operating systems. Essential Functions:
- Designing and developing software to model various missile and
air defense capabilities and concepts.
- Additional responsibilities could include interfacing with
MDASim customers and presenting technical briefings to MDASim
stakeholders. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced
work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse
assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Basic
- Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering
or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university
and2 years of related experience, or a Master's degree in a STEM
discipline and 0 years of related experience.
- Experience developing software in object-oriented programming
languages such as C, C++, or Java.
- Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business
- Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S.
Government security clearance at the DoD secret level. Preferred
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or
- Experience in software development, including analysis, design,
code, test and integration.
- Strong, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
to collaborate effectively with technical teams and customer
- Experience in engineering M&S systems using an optimistic
and/or conservative discrete event simulation platform.
- Knowledge or experience in several of the following: missile
defense domain knowledge, command and control, and modeling and
- Experience in agile software development methodologies like
Scrum or Kanban.
- Experience with JIRA and GIT.
- A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security
clearance. 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
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.
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