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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer 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.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&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!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) environment based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Design, develop and enhance web-based software solutions for global customers

  • Develop new automated solutions to support mission systems

  • Support installation and testing of new software baselines at multiple local and international sites

  • Maintain back-end database solutions designed to keep data in sync around the world

  • Improve overall functionality and efficiency of software tools

  • Help establish and modify standard software configuration control processes


This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer

Basic Qualifications:

  • BQs for a Principal Software Engineer are 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.; or 9 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

  • BQs for aSr. Principal Software Engineer are 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. or13 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Active Top Secret (TS) security clearance

  • Active Sensitive compartmented information (SCI) access

  • Adjudicated CI Polygraph

  • Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines

  • Ability to relay and receive information

  • Excellent liaison between local personnel and overseas workforce

  • Java/Java Server Faces (JSF) development expertise

  • Version control using git

  • Experience working in a Linux environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • C++, Perl and/or Python development experience

  • Experience with Atlassian products (Bitbucket, Jira, & Confluence)

  • Experience with PostgreSQL, SQLite3, and Oracle databases

  • Development experience using AWS or other Cloud based solutions

  • Security+CE Certification

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 benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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