Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Mission Software Systems EngineerMelbourne, FL

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 Aeronautics Systems has multiple openings for a Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer/Sr. Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL .

This position may be filled by either at the Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer level OR at the Sr. Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer level based on the qualifications listed.

In this role you will be responsible for preparing detailed software requirements specifications, developing design and interface specifications, and modeling subsystem behavior.

The selected candidate will become familiar with governing standards to include UAI Platform-Store ICD, MIL-STD-1553, OMS and MIL-STD-1760.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Software requirements development and modeling

  • Development of design documentation and interface control documents

  • Participate in thread meetings

Basic Qualifications for Principal Mission Software Systems Engineer (T03):

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related field with 5 years of experience, OR 3 year of experience with a Masters in STEM

  • Must have an active in scope DoD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Programs (SAP)

  • Familiarity with software requirements tools such as DOORS and Rational Rhapsody

  • Experience developing software requirements

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Mission Software Systems Engineer (T04):

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related field with 9 years of experience, OR 7 year of experience with a Masters in STEM

  • Must have an active in scope DoD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Programs (SAP)

  • Familiarity with software requirements tools such as DOORS and Rational Rhapsody

  • Experience developing software requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within an Agile environment

  • Experience with C/C++/Python

  • Experience with DXL scripting

  • Human Factors experience

  • Current Special Access Program (SAP) clearance

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Salary Range: $92,600 - $139,000

Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $172,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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