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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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Software Engineer - Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at the Schriever Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The selected Software Engineer will support the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program. As member of the Engineering Support team within the C2BMC Nation Team (NT), you will be responsible for functioning within a merged team that supports System Test stakeholders and Performance Assessment stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
  • Support the C2BMC National Team (NT) in support of analysis of missile tracking data in the C2BMC Test Bed (CTB) at Schriever Space Force Base (SSFB), Colorado and in town at a Lockheed Martin (LM) facility.
  • Will be a part of a focused technical team which uses event created test data to verify and validate metrics, statistics and descriptive analysis of test data from Missile Defense Systems.
  • Will be responsible for developing tools and the processes associated to creating tools that allow validation of expected system behavior.
  • Will be use Agile practices to manage work load and deliver products.
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 a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 2 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 0 years of related experience.
  • Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as C, C++, or Java.
  • Ability to possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60 days of employment.
  • Ability to develop software tools (using Java and Python) to evaluate software, algorithms and processes used by the Analysis Team.
  • Ability to develop software application extensions and tools for other analysts on the team so the ability to clearly communicate and collaborate is essential.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and understand the underlying event message structures will help create tools that fully meet the analyst's requirements.
  • Basic understanding of DoD and missile defense system concepts and mission and be able to learn quickly common system test and data analysis techniques.
  • Experience with object-oriented software, specifically Python and Java Experience with the Linux environment Experience in the use of software test and analysis tools
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business needs.
  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD issued Secret security clearance is required to start.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field.
  • Bash or similar scripting experience.
  • Experience in manipulation of large data sets.
  • Development and automation of processes and tools.
  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Top Secret security clearance.
Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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.

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