Space Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer (Active TS/SCI REQUIRED)

United States-Virginia-Fairfax - United States-Maryland-Linthicum - United States-North Carolina-Morrisville, United States

$95-195k

Full Time

2 months ago

Job description

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: SCI

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is looking for you to join our team as a Principal / Sr. Principal Software Engineer based out of Morrisville NC, Fairfax VA, or Linthicum MD

We are looking for experienced Software Engineers that will work with a team in the area of Space Vehicle Management.  Successful candidates will be experienced Java, C++, some knowledge with Python, and with developing in and for cloud-based Linux based systems using containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.

This is a great opportunity for flexible self-starters to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting several tools and systems. Plenty of opportunity for career advancement into leadership positions.

The software engineer designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Software EngineerBS in STEM discipline with 5+ years of related experience, MS with 3+ years of related experience, PhD with 0+ years of related experience, or 9+ years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Sr. Principal Software EngineerBS in STEM discipline with 9+ years of related experience; 7 years with a Master's; 4 years with a PhD; or 14 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
  • Current/Active TS/SCI
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly)
  • Experienced Java/C++ programmer
  • Familiarity with developing and deploying software into a Red Hat Linux environment of the above languages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing satellite modelling or tasking software
  • Experience using Docker, Kubernetes, or similar
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with AWS or similar
  • Current Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly) completed within the last 5 years
  • Experience with SDLC process
  • Experience with Agile SW development process
  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)

Salary Range: $95,100.00 - $157,000.00Salary Range 2: $117,900.00 - $194,500.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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