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Northrop Grumman Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer -OR- Sr. Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer -OR- Sr. Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer. This position will support the Command & Control Ballistic Missile Communications (C2BMC) program and may require frequent non-standard work hours during customer scheduled events. The primary work location is Schriever Air Force Base (AFB), CO.

This position will focus on the integration of Research and Development (R&D) projects and will contribute to other ongoing laboratory projects as needed. The Object-Oriented Software Engineerr will assess how a prototype system performs using state vectors, integrating ballistic missile source tracks into the prototype and assessing ballistic missile track processing results, generating and assessing concurrent radar and sensor missile tracks during Modeling and Simulation (M&S) activities and live flight test events, and enhancing experimental prototypes based on results of these activities.

You will apply these results to identify and work to enhance future operations. You must possess an understanding of software development processes and principles and be able to communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and system users. You also should be comfortable with rapidly changing requirements, design challenges that require novel solutions, fast-paced activities, and tight deadlines.

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

Qualifications:

"This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer -OR- Sr. Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer level."

Basic Qualifications Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer:

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience. May consider an additional 4 years of work experience in lieu of a degree.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions that includes a background in all aspects of the software development life cycle.

  • Demonstrated experience using object-oriented software development and testing to include the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience in writing and implementing engineering plans within a project.

  • Active Secret security clearance and US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with network architecture design that is composed of multiple domains.

  • Security+ Test driven development and continuous integration

  • Software architecture design

  • Service Oriented Architecture development principles

  • Ability to refactor code for reusability, readability, and maintainability in an object-oriented codebase

  • Application deployment, integration, and troubleshooting

  • Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux

  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE, Maven, and Git

  • Conduct and participation in peer reviews

  • Ability to extract data to support analysis

  • Implementation of algorithms

  • Messaging interface development

  • Theory and application of the BMDS

  • Theory and application of command and control systems

  • Theory and application of track correlation algorithms

  • Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.

  • Experience with COTS and FOSS

  • Using the Agile methodology for software development

  • Expertise in Information Assurance and cybersecurity.

  • Working knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense concepts, Battle Management and Command and Control (BM/C2) systems, defense communications systems.

  • An active TS or higher security clearance.

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Object-Oriented Software Engineer:

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 9 years relevant work experience. May consider an additional 4 years of work experience in lieu of a degree.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions that includes a background in all aspects of the software development life cycle.

  • Demonstrated experience using object-oriented software development and testing to include the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience in writing and implementing engineering plans within a project.

  • Active Secret security clearance and US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with network architecture design that is composed of multiple domains.

  • Security+ Test driven development and continuous integration

  • Software architecture design

  • Service Oriented Architecture development principles

  • Ability to refactor code for reusability, readability, and maintainability in an object-oriented codebase

  • Application deployment, integration, and troubleshooting

  • Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux

  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE, Maven, and Git

  • Conduct and participation in peer reviews

  • Ability to extract data to support analysis

  • Implementation of algorithms

  • Messaging interface development

  • Theory and application of the BMDS

  • Theory and application of command and control systems

  • Theory and application of track correlation algorithms

  • Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.

  • Experience with COTS and FOSS

  • Using the Agile methodology for software development

  • Expertise in Information Assurance and cybersecurity

  • Working knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense concepts, Battle Management and Command and Control (BM/C2) systems, defense communications systems.

  • An active TS or higher security clearance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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