Huntsville, Alabama

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.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems - Huntsville, AL has a current opening for a Software-Principal Software Engineer II-III
  • The candidate will be responsible for software development in the Java language.
  • Responsible for performing in-depth analysis and technical support of systems software products, including complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, operational integration, and user support.
  • Maintains currency, debugs and configures related software products.
  • Works from specifications to develop or modify operating systems applications.
  • Assists with design, coding, benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs.
  • Interfaces with other system support groups to resolve problems, setting standards and improving overall efficiency of the operating system.
  • Designs, codes, tests and implements tools for operations automation.
  • Works on most phases of software systems programming applications, and may require instruction and guidance.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic software practices such as coding standards and configuration management.
  • Candidate will be the technical lead for the team and serve as Product Owner when needed.
  • Command and control system application development
  • Previous experience with message translation software
  • Experience developing software for Unix/Linux and Windows platforms
  • Experience with Software Integration testing including developing automated test scrips
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to review performance issues, identify root cause, recommend and develop a solution
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework/STIG/Fortify mitigation
  • The successful candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to work independently and will possess the poise and flexibility required to work in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Applicant should have good working knowledge of MS Office products.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: This is a dual level posting
Software Engineer - 2 Years with BS, 0 with Masters
Principal Software Engineer - 5 Years with BS, 2 with Masters
  • Experience developing enterprise applications
  • Experience with Java foundation classes and toolkits
  • Experience with server side/database development
  • Experience working as part of an Agile team; successful experience leading a small team of software developers
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on unanticipated tasking is highly desirable
  • Security+ or equivalent desired Other required technical skills include:
  • use of common software development and management tools such as git, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, maven or Gradle and Eclipse
  • Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases and SysML diagrams
  • Automated test and pipeline development experience required; test driven development experience required
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.

Huntsville, Alabama

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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