Principal Full Stack Software Engineer (Secret Clearance) (AHT) Manhattan Beach, 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) is looking for a Full Stack Principal Software Engineer based out of Manhattan Beach, CA . Our Team works on state-of-the-art Mission Planning systems.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions

  • Ensures software standards are met

  • Maintain and improve the software CI/CD pipelines to enable fast, bug free delivery of critical business software to production

  • Set up and deploy Development, Test, and Build environments

  • Create and update Windows installers

  • Install, test, and verify software products

  • Maintain multiple baseline repositories

  • Provide support for the software build and installation

All work must be performed on-site in Manhattan Beach

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Software Engineer Requirements:

  • 5 years industry experience with Object Oriented Languages (OOL), any combination of Java, C#, C++ Or 3 Year industry experience with OOL and a Masters in a Computer Science discipline

  • Experience with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

  • Experience with/using Git

  • Experience with/using SQL

  • Experience with/using Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) Practices

  • Experience with/using and/or managing one of these CI/CD tools: Bamboo, Jenkins

  • Familiarity with/using AWS and/or Azure DevOps

  • Experience with/using and/or managing these DevOps tools: Ansible, Terraform, Chef, or Puppet

  • Experience with/using one or more of the following scripts: yaml, Python, PowerShell, Curl

  • Familiarity with/using Containers in Docker and/or Kubernetes

  • Experience with/using one or more of the following tools: GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence, Crucible/Fish-eye

  • Current DoD Secret Clearance with ability to obtain a TS and SAP access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows-based Applications

  • Experience with Microservice development and service communication protocols such as gRPC and/or REST

  • Proficiency in C#, .NET Framework

  • Experience in using and managing CI/CD pipeline tools

  • Experience deploying software to a cloud environment, specifically Azure

  • Experience with Agile Software Development and DevOps practices

  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite

  • Familiar with Object Oriented Design and Software Design Patterns

  • Security+ Certification

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills

  • Works well in a team-environment

  • Previous in-depth mission planning domain knowledge of program software design and code preferred

  • Active Top Secret Clearance (adjudicated within the last 5 years)

  • Current SCI/SAP access

Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000

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.

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.