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Northrop Grumman Engineer Software/Principal Engineer Software in Aurora, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (ES&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out Aurora, CO.

Software Engineers will work on the development, integration, and maintenance of a unique operationally deployed system. Candidate must possess the ability to work as a member of a small, highly skilled team in a dynamic environment and participate in systems design, code development, GUI updates, debugging, and integration and test of modifications/enhancements into the operational baseline. The position also requires an individual with the ability to work on technical challenges and to provide innovative solutions, to include troubleshooting the system, implementation of new capabilities for future versions of the system, and support to test and documentation personnel. The position requires the ability to successfully interact with end-users, customers, and developer personnel. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems. This specific job is to join a small development team that has a limited local presence at our Aurora site with a remote larger and primary development team and project management at another Northrop site. This job requires working from two adjacent locations in Aurora on a weekly basis at roughly 50/50 split. The second location requires daily interaction with one the program's customers. Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, and customer relations skills are thus highly desirable and will used on a daily basis. It's possible the right candidate for this job will take on scrum master like responsibilities as well as software development stories in Java/Spring/Postgres on Linux leveraging container and cloud knowledge.

Minimum Qualifications for level 2:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2 years software development experience.

Must have and be able to maintain TS/SCI security clearance

TS/SCI required to start.

Minimum Qualifications for level 3:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5 years software development experience.

Must have and be able to maintain TS/SCI

TS/SCI required to start

Preferred Qualifications for level 2 & 3:

  • 2 years of Java Development experience

  • 1 year of PostgreSQL

  • Experience with AWS Development/Deployment

  • Experience with working within an Agile Development process

  • Knowledge of object oriented design

  • Knowledge of software lifecycles

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Discount Program

  • On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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.

Job Category : Engineering