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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Java Full Stack Developer in Springfield, Virginia

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you will discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you will discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Sector is seeking a Senior level Java Full Stack Developer with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia!

Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation's safety, security, and prosperity.

CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

This position is in Springfield, VA.

Serve as an Agile Scrum team member providing software development and maintenance for the delivery of releasable software in short sprint cycles. Responsible for activities associated with delivery of software solutions associated with customer-defined systems and software projects by working in close collaboration with software developers/engineers, stakeholders, and end users within Agile processes. Responsible for:

• Designing, developing and implementing custom software and database application capabilities for a variety of legacy and modernized systems with limited oversight

• Acting as a member of a product team supporting teammates and collaborating with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success

• Providing improvements to the product(s) being supported

• Actively participate in release and sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

• Supporting release planning with conceptual design and development / refinement of software engineering guidelines

• Analyzing complex project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components

• Ensuring product quality and timeliness of work, providing advice and guidance, resolving problems to meet objectives, and providing periodic performance reports

• Providing mentoring to junior members of the team.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9+ Years related experience with a Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for a degree

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria include but are not limited to:

  • 3 year check for felony convictions

  • 1 year check for illegal drug use

  • 1 year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • At least 5 years of technical experience with agile software design, development and implementation in a Windows Environment using Java

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Java; Familiarity with any of the following: Hibernate (or other ORM), JAX-RS, JavaScript, XML, JSON, Web-Services (JAX-WS or JAX-RS), Eclipse, maven, junit, and shell scripting

  • Java Springboot, YAML, HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3

  • Java Junit based unit testing

  • Micro services architecture and development

  • Kafka based development

  • Familiarity with Android OS/ phones

  • Android development experience using Java

  • Object oriented design and development (OODD) expertise, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Communicating OODD and SOA principles and best practices

  • Working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness

  • Acting independently to expose and resolve problems

  • Experience with source code control systems and concurrent development workflows (Git preferred)

  • Experience using SQL PostgreSQL databases

  • Experience with database design

  • Ability to apply estimation techniques to software development efforts

  • Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of software engineering tools to support process improvement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team

  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic and a self-starter

  • ArcGIS Suite - applications and development

  • Technical Certifications, such as OCAJP; OCPJP; OCE, OCM; CSM. - DOD 8570 certification

  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas

  • Direct experience providing production support for applications utilizing PostgreSQL databases; experience with PGAdmin

  • Additionally, familiarity with any of the following is highly desirable: ETL tools, message queuing, application security, automated testing, UML, Jira

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