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 hands-on Principal Software Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Melbourne, FL.

The candidate should be fluent with requirements and verification, system design modeling, and testing best practices. The position calls for a Software Systems Engineer working on a fast paced engineering team to design and field solutions to solve fleet maintenance needs. The candidate should be able to work with experienced engineers analyzing requirements, designing test cases, modeling system design, and developing test procedures. Additionally, the position calls for an individual that is able to work with government maintenance customers to understand their need and come up with innovative solutions that meet those needs.

The successful candidate will be able to perform:
  • Technical planning
  • System integration
  • Verification and validation
  • Cost and risk
  • Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include:
  • Concept
  • Design
  • Fabrication
  • Test
  • Installation
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Disposal
The selected candidate will conduct multidisciplinary research and collaborate with other software, test, and systems engineers in the planning, design, development, and implementation of workstation based solutions in support of maintaining weapon system readiness.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with 5+ years of experience OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university with 3+ years of experience
  • Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program Access (PAR/SAP)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Special Access Program clearance
  • Academic or work-related experience with developing and deploying applications for a cloud infrastructure
  • Academic or work-related experience with writing requirements specifications and interface control documents
  • Academic or work-related experience in applying engineering disciplines to real world activities/systems
  • Experience developing architectures with enterprise modeling tools such as Rhapsody, Magic Draw, or Enterprise Architect
  • Experience operating in an Agile environment
  • Experience with SysML or UML
  • Experience with DoDAF
  • Academic or work-related experience with full life-cycle software development projects
  • Academic or work-related experience performing studies, trades, and system analysis
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills, along with the ability to work well individually or within a team environment
Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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

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© 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.