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Senior Software Engineer (DoD Secret Clearance)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Software Engineer. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program.
What You'll Get To Do: Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interface with requirements and deriving design from requirements in a model based systems engineering environment
  • Derive and allocate requirements into detailed design
  • Designs, develops and tests displays, controls and functionality
  • Designs, develops and tests simulation software for use in high fidelity simulation based training systems; training systems may include a combination of console and weapon system simulations, virtual reality, and augmented reality
  • Design and develop artificial intelligence algorithms to tutor, assess and evaluate learner knowledge
  • Develops and maintains databases to monitor and analyze learner and system performance
  • Collaborates with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met
  • Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices
  • Performs code quality management and corrects defects
  • Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are correctedCandidate should have:
    • Previous practical experience bridging requirements into software design and implementation including active work in DOORs and architecture models through detailed design documentation and into code
    • Strong experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI
    • Strong experience with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible
    • Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery
    • Experience with Java/C/C++ development and/or front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS
    • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
    • Familiarity with distributed version control software (Git, Mercurial)
    • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
    • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe for Lean Enterprises
      Job Qualifications: You'll Bring These Qualifications:
      • 9 Years of related software engineering experience with a Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with a Masters; 4 Years with a PhD
      • US Citizenship
      • Current DoD Secret clearance or higher (adjudicated within the past 5 years) with ability to obtain PAR within 365 days from submission
      • Full lifecycle software development experience
      • Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery
      • Experience with Java/C/C++ development and/or front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS
      • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
        These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:One or more of the following:
        • US Citizenship with an Active Top Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)
        • Direct experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI
        • Proficiency in CAMEO for modelingAs a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
          • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
          • 401k
          • Educational Assistance
          • Life Insurance
          • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
          • Paid Time Off
          • Health & Wellness Resources
          • Employee Discounts #GBSDsoftware#Space#Software

            Salary Range: $114,300.00 - $171,500.00Employees 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, Huntsville , Senior Software Engineer (DoD Secret Clearance), IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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