Northrop Grumman Software Engineers - Current Clearance in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career working on real world advanced technology applications that contribute to the safety and security of our nation. Then come join o ur Software Engineering team in Palmdale, CA who is looking for passionate and dedicated cleared engineers.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a science, technical, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline

  • Active In-Scope DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance

  • At least 2 years of engineering experience in the field of software engineering

  • Able to work in Palmdale, CA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • C/C++ and Java programming experience in a Linux environment

  • Experience with full SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle)

  • Ada or Python


  • IDE's (Integrated Development Environment) such as Visual Studio or Eclipse

  • Configuration Management tools such as ClearCase/ClearQuest, Rhapsody, Git, or SVN (Subversion)

  • RTOS (Real-time Operating Systems) is a plus. Typically coincides with VxWorks or Green Hills

  • Front-end or back-end experience developing GUIs (Graphical User Interfaces)

  • Software display systems on aircraft

  • Formal security experience (Security+, CISSP, etc)

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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.