Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 5 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Software Engineer 5 in the Joint STARS Manned C2ISR product team to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is location in Melbourne, Florida and will support cybersecurity tasks for the Joint STARS software development program.

Essential Function:

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 intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level clearance and the ability to obtain program access.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and14 years of software engineering experience OR

  • Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and12 years of software engineering experience OR a PhD. in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and9 years of software engineering experience

  • Experience developing software with C/C++, and Python programming languages

  • Experience with Linux/Unix and Windows development

  • Active DoD Interim Secret or Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related field with 15+ years' experience

  • Experience in object-oriented analysis and design

  • Preference to work on information assurance, cybersecurity software analysis

  • Experience in static code analysis on large code baselines

  • Experience in setting up the infrastructure and virtual environments for analysis tools for use by large teams

  • Experience in organizing, tasking, and leading software assurance teams

  • Proficiency in the implementation, maintenance, and use of CodeSonar, HP Fortify, and FortranLint, for large code baselines

  • Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) certifications

  • Experience with ESXi system administration

  • Familiar with public key infrastructure (PKI), and implementing smart card authentication

  • Able to work independently and identify solutions to complex problems

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