Northrop Grumman Cloud Software Engineer 3 in Laurel, Maryland

Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? Do you want to be part of a transformation that leverages the cloud to build and deliver new capabilities? If so, there is a future for you to support a portfolio of highly visible and strategic programs at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cloud Software Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Laurel, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Looking for a Cloud Software Engineer with Elastic Search experience. The candidate should also be well-versed in Java, Javascript, and C++, and he or she should be comfortable interacting with the customer. In fulfilling the position responsibilities, the candidate will interact with Amazon Web Service Infrastructure for development.


Basic Qualifications:

Shall have at least five (5) years experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.


2 years experience using Elastic Search in a virtual environment

Familiarity in developing on utility computing platform (i.e. AWS).


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Shall have at least four (4) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++.

Shall have demonstrated experience working with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.

Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.

Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).

Shall have demonstrated work experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON.

Shall have demonstrated work experience developing Restful services

Shall have demonstrated work experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system.

Shall have demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.

Shall have at least three (3) years experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.

Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a software development project.

In addition, shall have demonstrated work experience in at least two (2) of the desired characteristics. Shall have at least three (3) years experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, VISTA) or UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.

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