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Northrop Grumman Software/Principal Software Engineer 2/3 in Boulder, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for Software Engineer 2/3 to support our Missle Defense Solutions operations at our Boulder, CO facilities

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.

  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

  • Ensures software standards are met.


This position may be filled at a Software Engineer (level 2) or Principal Software Engineer (Level 3)

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with Linux

• C/C++, Python, Java development experience

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or related discipline

Level 2 - 2 years of related experience; 0 years of related experience with a Masters

Level 3 - 5 years of related experience; 3 years of related experience with a Masters

• DoD Top Secret clearance that is or has been active within the last two years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DevOps and Agile Development

Level 2: Salary Minimum: $81,664 - Salary Maximum: $122,496

Level 3: Salary Minimum: $101,200 - Salary Maximum: $151,800

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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