Staff Web Solution Engineer - Space / Satellite Systems (Dulles, VA) Dulles, VA

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 Tactical Space Systems is seeking an experienced Web Solution Engineer to support the Tactical Space Systems Division in their development and deployment of satellite ground software to end customers. The Web Solution Engineer will oversee web architecture, act as a liaison to understand end-user requirements, influence the selection of core technologies, and guide the development teams. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support and significantly influence our satellite ground software solution providing command/control, mission planning, space visualization, and more to our end users. The location for this role is in Dulles, VA and has possible opportunities for part-time telecommuting .

Job Responsibility :

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and technical needs

  • Develop high-level architectural designs for scalable, secure, and efficient web solutions

  • Guide and mentor teams in the development of client and server web components to provide a highly responsive user experience as part of an existing service-oriented, message-driven architecture

  • Guide the selection of frameworks, libraries, tools, and design patterns to improve current and future development efforts

  • Oversee code reviews and ensure adherence to best practices and coding standards

  • Optimize web application performance and troubleshoot issues as they arise

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in web technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM and a minimum of 14 years of relevant experiences, a Master's degree with 12 years of relevant experience, a PhD with 9 years of relevant experience. Experience can be considered in lieu of degree

  • Experience with two or more client-side web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WebSockets, REST API)

  • Experience with a JavaScript framework (React, Angular, Svelte, Vue)

  • Experience with a server-side technology (NodeJS, Express.js, Laravel, Django, Phoenix, JAVA Spring, Flask)

  • Familiarity with micro-services and orchestrated (Kubernetes or k8s) architectures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linux

  • CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery/continuous deployment)

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft. We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA's Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants. Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:


Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

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Salary Range: $146,000 - $219,000

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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