Principal/ Sr. Principal Software EngineerBeavercreek, OH

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 Defense Systems (NGDS), Beavercreek Ohio , is currently seeking a Principal/ Sr. Principal Engineer Software. The successful candidates will demonstrate a broad skill set balanced between interpersonal and technical capabilities achieving sustainable quality products. They will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The selected candidates will participate in the entire software development lifecycle with a concentration in software engineering. The candidates will work closely with other software developers accomplishing the following:

  • Complete work independently and as a part of an Agile team

  • Support or lead team in completing necessary software on schedule

  • Solve complex problems through innovative and creative solutions

  • Collaborate with software designers and/or software engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of software systems

  • Regularly demonstrate progress to customers

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer Software:

  • One of the following:

  • A high school diploma with a minimum of 9 years of software development experience

  • A bachelors in science degree in a STEM field with a minimum of 5 years of software development experience

  • A masters in science degree in a STEM field with a minimum of 3 years of software development experience

  • A PhD in a STEM field with 0 years of experience

  • Full Stack Web Development or Object Oriented programming experience

  • Working knowledge of the Agile development processes

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with small technical teams

  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Engineer Software:

  • One of the following:

  • A high school diploma with a minimum of 13 years of software development experience

  • A bachelors in science degree in a STEM field with a minimum of 9 years of software development experience

  • A masters in science degree in a STEM field with a minimum of 7 years of software development experience

  • A PhD in a STEM field with a minimum of 4 years of software development experience

  • Full Stack Web Development or Object Oriented programming experience

  • Working knowledge of the Agile development processes

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with small technical teams

  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working as an Agile Scrum Master

  • Experience with web development frameworks such as React or Angular

  • Experience with Relational, Graph, or Document databases

  • Experience with:

  • TypeScript

  • Java

  • Python

  • Docker

  • Elastic

  • JQuery

  • Bootstrap

  • Jira

  • DevOps / DevSecOps experience

  • Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD)

  • Software Security Tools

  • Claire / Trivy

  • HP Fortify

  • SonarQube

  • Setting up Jenkins Builds

  • Experience with microservices, swagger and API definitions

  • Experience developing microservices using the Spring Framework

  • Demonstrated use of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) and configuration management (Git, Bitbucket)

  • Experience working with Jira and Jenkins

  • Experience working in Agile software development environment

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Salary Range: $97,500 - $146,300

Salary Range 2: $121,000 - $181,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.