Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer in Schriever AFB, Colorado
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The Threat Modeling Center (TMC) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as the TMC Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The Threat Modeling Center is responsible for the development and delivery of high fidelity threat modeling products in support of MDA and MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System. This position requires a mid-level software development engineer with experience in software design and development. Primary responsibilities include: designing, developing, maintaining, and testing code used for modeling and simulation of ballistic missile and aircraft models in support of MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System events. This is a technical software-orientated position.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs, and services in the world.
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You'll Bring These Qualifications:
5 Years with Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD or 9 years of Software development experience in lieu of a degree
Active DoD Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with current SSBI
Strong background in C/C++ and/or JAVA programming on LINUX and Windows platforms
Must be self-motivated, able to work in a dynamic team environment
Able to produce reliable software products, documentation and automated unit test within established deadlines
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active DoD Top Secret clearance with current SSBI
Modeling, Simulation, and automation experience a plus
Strong math, physics or engineering background is preferred
Knowledge of the flight characteristics, motion, atmospheric dynamics, and missile performance parameters necessary to model ballistic missiles is highly desirable
Software troubleshooting and code optimization experience is highly desirable
Previous experience with modernization of legacy applications is highly desirable
Working knowledge of agile development methodologies is highly desirable
Previous experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence) is highly desirable
Previous experience identifying and resolving cybersecurity issues through use of static code analysis tools such as HP Fortify is highly desirable
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
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Job Category : Engineering