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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Integrator - Program Protection (21-078)NGO in Colorado Springs, 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.

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 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 Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Software Integrator - Program Protection based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Integrate software into the test suites in our development lab.

  • Develop configurations to support test and prototypes of developing systems.

  • Create and modify scripts to extract specific information from log files.

  • Perform data analysis of input, internal, and output message data.

  • Trouble shoot both test and prototype issues.

  • Document test results and prepare test status documentation.

  • Author Spiral and build-level test plan documents and procedures.

  • Create Test Discrepancy Reports to document issues.

  • Assist software development personnel with the investigation and resolution of issues.

  • Develop troubleshooting procedures and work-around documents.

  • Develop and execute detailed test plans and procedures to test C2BMC in an integrated environment or to test specific capabilities.

  • Plan and lead integration tests with external elements and sensors.

  • Review and provide feedback of system specifications, development, test, network documents as necessary.

  • Attend meetings with customers, etc. and represent the Integration team.

  • Position is based in Colorado Springs at Hwy-83 but infrequent travel to customer sites (e.g. EUCOM, CENTCOM) and contractor sites (e.g. Huntsville) may be required. Ability to travel is a requirement.


Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field. 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

  • Experience with Systems/Security Integration and System/Software Testing, including virtualized environments.

  • Experience in the integration of system components within an integrated test environment.

  • Working knowledge of system design, system security design and overall integration into an operational environment.

  • High proficiency with VMware, virtual servers, UNIX, including shell scripting.

  • Detailed knowledge of Windows and Unix environments. working knowledge in test plan/procedure preparation and test execution.

  • Previous experience as a SW Integrator.

  • Hands on experience with DoD integration processes, Agile and DevOps methodologies and automated test tools.

  • Ability to read and troubleshoot application source code.

  • Experience writing installation manuals. Must be able to write clear, concise system installation and configuration instructions.

  • Good communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with software developers, system administrators, and analysis and test engineers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Java and object oriented development a plus.

  • Knowledge of Containerized Virtual Environments Preferred.

  • Previous experience in an Anti-Tamper development environment strongly desired.

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




Salary Min: $92K

Salary Max: $138K

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.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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 : Information Technology