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 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Joint STARS Recap program located in Melbourne, Florida .

Essential Functions :

Responsibilities will include deploying, automating, maintaining, troubleshooting and improving the systems and software infrastructure running smoothly. The role requires you to have hands on technical experience and a can do approach towards environment automation and management along with continuous improvements. You will be a team member working in agile development process. You will be responsible for the design and implementation of application builds, releases, deployment along with configuration activities. Your responsibilities will include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, and architecting complex solutions supporting the building and test plan execution, performing quality reviews and triaging and fixing operational issues. The candidate will assist with the integration, troubleshooting and testing of implemented software changes. The ideal candidate will have the ability to take ownership of an ambiguous hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment. It is critical that you understand the software development life cycle and have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets.

The Software Engineer will develop, modify and maintain customized or standardized applications using software engineering best practices and standards, and participate in the full life-cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance. The candidate will interface on occasion with the customer and excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required. Experience with C/C++ and java in a Windows and Linux environment. Experience with Java in a Windows and Linux environment is required. Familiarity with communications protocols and COMMS related experience required. Experience in software/hardware integration and lab/bench testing using analog / digital test equipment. MIL-STD-1553 familiarity a plus. Familiarity with DOORS, Git, and Atlassian Tool Suite is a plus.

Contingency: Position is contingent on Program Award

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of software engineering experience

  • Master's Degree in Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 12 years of software engineering experience OR Ph.D in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 9 years of software engineering experience

  • RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) and Microsoft Windows development experience

  • Experience developing software / writing code in Java, C++ or other OOP languages

  • Experience with Agile software development

  • Must hold an active DoD Interim Secret or Secret level clearance to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite and Git

  • Experience with configuration management using industry standard tools and processes

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience with DOORS

  • Communications protocols and COMMS related experience

  • Knowledge of USAF Open Mission System (OMS) services development

  • Knowledge of USAF Airborne Ground Surveillance (AGS) and Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) systems

  • Proficiency in Solipsys Tactical Display Framework (TDF) operator display design/development

  • Able to work independently and identify solutions to complex problems

  • Rhapsody UML Modeling experience

  • Experience leading software teams in an agile environment

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.