Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 2 - Java / JavaFX GUI in Melbourne, Florida

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team in Melbourne, Florida.

The successful candidate will design and develop Java and JavaFX applications to provide new and improved user interfaces to an existing application suite.

Responsibilities include:

  • Derives, designs and implements functionally equivalent user interfaces and experiences from existing system.

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

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.

  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program needs, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls.

  • Prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

  • Supports formal test.

  • Ensures software standards are met.

The successful candidate should possess strong problem solving skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision.

He or she will regularly interface with technical leads, customers and other stakeholders. The candidate must also be able to rapidly analyze and understand new tools and technologies, and integrate them into existing products and processes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required with an active US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experiencewith Bachelor of Science degree;0 years of experience with a Master of Science degree. Degree must be in a STEM related program.

  • Demonstrated Java and JavaFX Software Development experience in Unix/Linux environment

  • General SW Programming Skills, Software Design, Software Debugging, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Problem Solving, Proven Teamwork Skills, Software Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements Generation and Development Analysis

  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools, Problem Reporting/Tracking Tools

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office tool set for documentation and communication

  • Abilityto interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CompTIA Security+/DoD8570 certification

  • US Citizenship with an active US Department of Defense (DoD) TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience with any of: JavaScript; Web-based GUI or Browser UI, RESTful, JNA/JNI;Python; Perl; Git; Jenkins; Maven

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.