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Sr Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman | Colorado Springs CO 80997 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization 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!

The Software and Digital Technologies team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Software Engineer to join a team of highly skilled and diverse individuals specializing in solving cyber challenges of national interest. The successful candidate is self-motivated, energetic, and experienced software engineering with a background in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline. Successful candidates will participate in software requirements analysis, design, implementation, unit testing, integration, verification, documentation, configuration management and maintenance of software solutions for a broad range of applications with exposure to a variety of programs that provide critical solutions to US government agencies and the Department of Defense.

This position involves developing software solutions to national security threats with products that will involve development of technologies that support reverse engineering or vulnerability research of network and communication systems. The position requires solid software development skills including a familiarity with scripting languages. The position also requires familiarity with operating system fundamentals and network configuration. Knowledge of computer networking, modern software development environments, machine learning, and software configuration management tools is a plus.

The selected engineer will work with various multi-disciplined product development teams to develop software systems and tools, participate in technical reviews and provide customer support.

This position includes:

• Software development using languages such as C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, Perl, Assembly

• Analysis/modification of existing software

• Generation of applicable documentation, software user manuals and presentations

• Interfacing with customers, program management and technical staff

• Problem resolution and improvement recommendations

• Occasional travel to Northrop Grumman and Government locations within the United States


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

· 9 Years of Software Engineering experience with a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related STEM degree field; OR 7 Years with Masters of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

· Experience in software engineering with one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Java, and Python

· Experience with 2 or more of the following operating systems: Windows, Linux, BSD, AIX, Solaris, and HP-UX.

· Active Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in software development to include any of the following: web applications, user interface, embedded or network applications

• Familiarity with common source control tools (git, Mercurial, etc.) and automated build system workflows (Jenkins, Go, etc.)

• Exposure to the Agile methodology

• Experience developing software for multiple operating system environments

• Familiarity with virtual machine technology

• Development of lower level networking protocols such as IP, TCP, and UDP

• Ability to develop and implement shell code

• Ability to understand secure / insecure programming concepts (format string vulnerabilities, heap overflows, etc.)

• Familiarity with Cyber technologies and/or penetration testing

• Active Top Secret security clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Colorado Springs, CO, 80997, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

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