Software Engineer - Architecture ModernizationNewport, RI

Requisition ID: R10156610

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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 is seeking an Experienced Software Engineer to join a growing team in Newport, RI working at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center that is designing, constructing, and delivering the next generation of undersea warfare Training Systems to the Fleet. Your focus will be contributing to efforts in modernizing software architecture of the Training Systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design and development of new software solutions and frameworks to enhance the functionality and efficiency of US Navy submarine training systems.

  • Modernize existing software architectures to improve performance, scalability, and maintainability, using cutting-edge technologies and practices.

  • Integrate Apache Kafka for efficient data streaming and processing to ensure real-time performance and reliability.

  • Implement robust, scalable, and efficient microservices to handle complex data processing and distribution tasks.

  • Develop and maintain APIs for high interoperability and security between various training systems components.

  • Collaborate with system architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to gather requirements, define specifications, and guide system design decisions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years' experience or a Master’s degree with 3 years’ experience.

  • Software architecture

  • Design - object-oriented applications, unit testing, debugging, and installation.

  • Experience with C++ or Java.

  • Working knowledge of RHEL/CentOS Linux environment.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Work on site Newport, Rhode Island

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apache Kafka or familiarity working with distributed systems.

  • Experience designing and implementing APIs.

  • Knowledge of Virtualization solutions such as VMWare, RedHat KVM, or VirtualBox.

  • Working knowledge of containerization technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Experience using version control software (e.g. Git, Bitbucket).

  • Familiarity with Agile programming principles and Kanban framework.

Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.