Principal Software Engineer/Sr Principal Engineer SoftwareCamarillo, CA

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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate that enjoys learning and solving problems. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on complex electronic warfare systems alongside a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual that is passionate, driven, a self-starter, and goal oriented.

The Joint Electronic Attack Compatibility Office (JEACO) of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWC-WD), Pt. Mugu CA has an opening for a Software Engineer. The software engineering work is for the Intrepid Tiger II (IT II) Family of Systems (FoS) Electronic Warfare (EW) pods that currently addresses communication threats. The JEACO IT II FoS systems provide adaptable, distributed, and networked electronic warfare capability for fixed wing and rotary wing USMC aircraft. A new IT II FoS variant is in development that will address radar threats.

This position can be filled at the Principal or Sr. Principal level:

Basic Qualifications for Principal Software Engineer position:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Computer Sciences or related STEM discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a master's degree in engineering, Computer Sciences or related STEM discipline and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of software design and development.

  • Java programming experience

  • Working knowledge of web services development utilizing LINUX, Java, XML, XSD, and DDS

  • Must have experience with formal software life cycle development methodologies, requirements through test.

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a self-directed manner

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and have interim secret clearance prior to starting. Once started must have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Computer Sciences or related STEM discipline and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience or a master's degree in engineering, Computer Sciences or related STEM discipline and a minimum of 7 years of experience in the field of software design and development.

  • Java programming experience

  • Working knowledge of web services development utilizing LINUX, Java, XML, XSD, and DDS

  • Must have experience with formal software life cycle development methodologies, requirements through test.

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a self-directed manner

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and have interim secret clearance prior to starting. Once started must have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Secret or higher clearance

  • Experience with the Agile development methodology

  • Experience with Atlassian tool set (Jira, Confluence)

  • Experience with GitLab tool

  • Experience with open architecture standards and concepts

  • Experience with Electronic Attack (EA), Electronic Warfare Support (ES), and Direction Finding

  • Experience troubleshooting at the system level (hardware and software)

  • Communication equipment experience

  • Radar equipment experience

  • Experience with signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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.