Sr. Principal Software Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Requisition ID: R10038229
Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time 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 Sr. Principal Software
Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This
position will be located in Huntsville, AL. Position Overview: The
selected Sr. Principal Software Engineer will be responsible for
developing and implementing software updates that best meet
changing customer needs on a Missile Defense System (MDS)
Engineering Program. Essential Functions: Support advanced portions
of the lifecycle of software development to include requirements
definition, integration, and deployment.
Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results with
limited oversight and direction.
Apply "systems thinking" to ensure developed products are scalable,
maintainable, and meet end-user needs.
Communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer
representatives. The selected candidate should thrive in a
fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly
diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from
an accredited university and 9 years of related experience, or a
Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of related
experience, or 4 years of experience with a PhD.
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; and a
minimum of an interim secret clearance will be required to start.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
or related field.
Experience with international sensors and fire control systems.
Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with
technical teams and customer personnel.
Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions
based on limited direction and definition.
Development utilizing a Linux based development environment.
Knowledge of various scripting languages and tools: Python, MATLAB,
Familiarity with Agile software development practices.
Experience working on CMMI Level 3+ programs.
Security + Certification
A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security
clearance. Salary Range: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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 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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