Sr Software Engineer (Active TS/SCI clearance)Tampa, FL

Requisition ID: R10160163

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Tampa, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

To be considered you’ll need:

  • Nine (9) years experience with Bachelors degree; Seven (7) years experience with Masters; Four (4) years with PhD / NOTE: Four (4) years of additional relevant experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

  • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher prior to starting

  • Python programming with experience in the following areas:

  • PIP Virtual Environment

  • Implementation of common modules to accomplish tasks using argparse, os, sys, json, subprocess, threading, time, socket, io, hashlib, uuid, queue, argparse, tempfile, random, logging, shutil, pathlib, requests, flask

  • Bash using GNU toolset in strict mode to automate Linux system operations and wrap Python scripts

  • Container management using cli tools like Docker, Podman, Compose, and system

  • Must have strong communication skills to be able to interface with Government leads

You will be a great fit if:

You have strong working knowledge in the following areas:

  • Javascript using DOM fundamentals, jQuery, jQuery UI, Bootstrap, AJAX, and Websocket

  • C/C++ using automake, meson, or similar build framework

  • Powershell using standard libraries for web service integration and text based user interface

  • Strong source code control practices using GIT for collaborative team work

  • Database integration using SQLite, PostgreSQL, and/or MySQL

  • System security standards like STIG

  • Leveraging Red Hat standards including podman, kickstart, and RPM spec file

  • Solid understanding of systemd unit files and service management

  • Command line experience administering Linux systems via SSH

  • Open source tool and project integration using code from external systems like Github, Gitlab, and pypi

  • Knowledge of networking concepts like IP, TCP, UDP, port binding, NAT, layer 3 firewall and analysis of live traffic using tools like tcpdump or wireshark

  • Knowledge of DNS concepts

  • Understanding of logging concepts and best practices using syslog messaging in software

  • Solid understanding of data formatting standards JSON, YAML, INI and software validation, parsing, and filtering practices

  • Packaging software tools and systems using containers using technologies Dockerfile and docker-compose

  • Cryptography standards and operations using tools and technologies like TLS, openssl, pgp/gpg in Bash, Python, and Powershell

What to expect:

  • During the first 30 days of employment onboarding activities to include Northrop Grumman training requirements, program overviews, system architecture familiarization, and department-specific training will establish a solid foundation for the new team member. Introductions to management and team leads will provide insight into the team dynamics while identifying key areas where the engineer can provide value to the mission.

  • Day 30 through 90 will consist of further integrating the engineer into daily activities with a team lead to guide them. Tasks will be assigned in accordance with the appropriate pace needed to ensure process and system architecture assimilation.

  • Day 90 and onward will consist of mission-guided projects and opportunities for the engineer to collaborate in a cross-functional team environment. From leading day-to-day activities, to testing cutting-edge feature enhancements to the enterprise architecture, the engineer will have the ability to invest in their future while delivering maximum value to our customer’s mission.

Total rewards:

In addition to the competitive pay and 40 hours of PTO on day 1, as a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k 6% Matching

  • Educational Assistance ($10,000 a year) / Certification Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources

  • Veteran Resources

This position provides the employee the flexibility of working a traditional 40-hour week or work a 9/80 schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Salary Range: $126,400 - $189,600

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.