Melbourne, Florida

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principle Software Engineer join our E-2D team of qualified, diverse individuals. Position will be located in Melbourne, Florida however is paired with an extensive amount of travel 50% - 75% of the time.

Exciting & Unique Opportunities

Work with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, and architecting complex solutions supporting the building and test plan execution, performing quality reviews, and triaging and fixing operational issues.  Become the subject matter expert for various subsystems of the aircraft and contribute to the overall design of the software.

Extensive travel throughout the U.S. to customer sites.

Incredible exposure, high visibility role

High level ranking interaction

Essential Functions:

It is critical that you understand the software development life cycle and have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets. Participate in the full life-cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance.

Work with various team members to integrate functionality with other software components

Ability to lead a team and /or provide leadership to drive solutions of complex problems

Support software working groups with the customer

Develop software products from all phases of the software lifecycle

Take ownership of hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment and provide leadership for its implementation.  

Apply technical expertise in solving complex integrations problems.  

Interact with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers.

Contingencies:

Willingness to travel up to 75% of the time

At minimum an active DoD Secret level security clearance is required to apply and to start on Day 1, with the ability to obtain and maintain special program access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Benefits:

In addition to a full benefits package with 401k match, PTO, etc… we offer phenomenal 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.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field from an accredited university with 5-years of software engineering experience OR a Master’s Degree in (STEM) with 3-years of software engineering experience OR a PhD Degree in (STEM.)

Demonstrated experience with C/C++ and/or other OOP languages

Demonstrated leadership/project management/training experience

Experience working in a Windows and/or Linus environment

At minimum an active DoD Secret level security clearance is required to apply and to start on Day 1, with the ability to obtain and maintain special program access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience leading a team

Excellent customer interaction skills

Experience with Windows, Linux and/or VxWorks development

Familiarity with the Agile software development process

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.

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.

Melbourne, Florida

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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