Northrop Grumman Advanced Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Advanced Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 18002915

Location(s): United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

How do cyber terrorists get past the industry’s best? They don’t. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Advanced Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be a Java Developer that is interested in managing services that are operational in a PaaS environment. This person will need to understand Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows and Solaris.

The candidate will be working on a task where the goal is to develop an operating environment where system administrators can leverage the service to administer their systems. This solution uses kubernetes running in either a VM or metal environments that requires state-of-the-art skills in emerging areas of containerization, networking, and software development. This task will also provide engineering, integration, testing and system administration Level of Effort (LOE) support to the software baseline and integration of the service across the customer base.




Basic Qualifications:

• Twelve (12) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

• Four (4) years demonstrated experience developing software for one of the following: Windows, UNIX, or Linux OS.

• Six (6) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, or C , Python. At least four (4) years of this experience must have been obtained in the last seven (7) years.


• PuTTY/Pageant

Preferred Qualifications:

• Firm grasp of modem computer programming with a minimum of six (6) years experience in programming and development of application software for complex systems and software testing.

• Solaris

• VMWare


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Security Clearance : Active TS/SCI with polygraph is 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Advanced Software Engineer

Location: Maryland-Annapolis Junction

Requisition ID: 18002915