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Northrop Grumman Staff Software Engineer Lead in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Software Engineer Lead. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. Huntsville, AL is also a possible location for the position.

• 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.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 14 years of experience, Master's with 12 years, PhD with 9 years, 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree

  • 10 years of experience in development of SW for C3 systems; development experience in senior leader communication systems; hands-on coding and testing experience

  • Experience with Modular Open System Architecture (MOSA)

  • Experience in Agile S/W development

  • Experience with DevSecOps

  • Active Top Secret Clearance (Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance)

Preferred Qualifications:

Network SW...Java, Python, Cisco knowledge, Ansible knowledge

YAML and strong understanding of LINUX OS and command line.

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.

Job Category : Engineering