Software Engineer/Principal Software Engineer - Active DoD Secret Clearance Required

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United States-Florida-Melbourne, United States

$75-139k

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Software Engineer or Principal Engineer Software to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Melbourne, FL, at the Melbourne campus. Telecommute/remote is not an option for this position. This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80, to allow employees every other Friday off.

The Software Engineer/Principal Engineer Software will join the Software Quality Assurance organization within Mission Assurance providing highly technical feedback during code review ensuring compliance with standards and best practices and that code is correct, efficient, and maintainable. They will implement tools which aid in the collection and analysis of data relevant to Software Quality’s statement of work.

Within Software Quality Assurance, the Software Engineer/Principal Engineer Software will also:

  • Perform process audits of software development processes to assure compliance to policies, both onsite and at supplier sites
  • Review customer, system and software requirements to ensure the flow down of requirements is complete and unambiguous
  • Participate in contractual reviews and audits, program meetings, and configuration control board meetings
  • Examine the products associated with the preparation and configuration control of software test environments to assess the team’s readiness to enter formal testing
  • Collect and analyze quality metrics on software activities
  • Peer review software documents to ensure appropriate content and adherence to standards
  • Interpret customer technical, software, and quality requirements and ensure those requirements are integrated into program plans, specifications, and product documents
  • Ensure compliance with contract program, quality, organizational, and industry alert requirements
  • Provide oversight in discrepancy review and software failure investigations as well as cause and corrective action determinations. Analyze and interpret trends and execute improvements on key metrics.
  • Facilitate thorough root cause analysis on deficiencies and ensure appropriate corrective actions are developed and implemented in a timely manner
  • Monitor execution of formal software tests to ensure tests are executed in accordance with approved test procedures, requirements are fully verified, and that all test procedures and software anomalies are documented and tracked to closure

Basic Qualifications:

Software Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, another STEM degree or equivalent and at least 2 years of software experience or a Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines with 0 years of experience.
  • Experience coding in Java, C++, or Python
  • Understanding of software engineering principles, practices, and theories
  • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software problem tracking tools such as DOORs, Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket
  • Knowledge of waterfall, spiral, or Agile life cycles
  • Active in-scope Secret Clearance and ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Principal Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, another STEM degree or equivalent and at least 5 years of software experience or 3 years with a Master’s degree or 0 years with a PhD in one of the above disciplines.
  • Experience coding in Java, C++, or Python
  • Understanding of software engineering principles, practices, and theories
  • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software problem tracking tools such as DOORs, Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket
  • Knowledge of waterfall, spiral, or Agile life cycles
  • Active in-scope Secret Clearance and ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ISO and AS9100 standards requirements
  • Knowledge of Root Cause and Corrective Action tools
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Work well under pressure and adapt well to unplanned tasks
  • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and implement new processes
  • Dedicated to teamwork and be ability to work well in a team environment

Salary Range: $75,300.00 - $112,900.00Salary Range 2: $92,600.00 - $139,000.00

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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