Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer - COMSA Guardians - No Prior Clearance Required - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer to join our Common Open Mission System Architecture (COMSA) team – a team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida and would support sensor command and control management software development. 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. The software engineer will develop, modify and maintain customized or standardized Open Mission Systems applications using software engineering best practices and standards.  They will develop this software implementing principles of the Agile software development life cycle.  This will include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit testing, and requirements testing.  The software engineer could also gain experience in disciplines like integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance. This position can be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. Basic Qualifications: This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer level or Principal Software Engineer level. The basic qualifications for a Software Engineer are a Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of experience in software engineering OR Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university The basic qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer are Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience in software engineering OR Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of experience in software engineering OR PhD degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 0 year of experience in software engineering Experience developing software with C/C++ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance after start of employment Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering Experience developing sensor (Radar, ESM or EW, EO/IR, etc) related software – expressly command and control of sensors Experience working within an Agile software development environment Familiarity with software development tools such as Git, CMake, and Eclipse Knowledge of Linux systems and basic commands Familiarity with software requirements tools such as DOORS and Rational Rhapsody Experience developing software with Python and/or Java is a plus Experience developing safety critical code Experience with subsystem/hardware command and control (C2) software Experience developing weapons platform software Tracker experience is also a plus 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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