Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer-19020960

Location: Aurora
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

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 nations 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, theyre making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, its about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The 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!
The team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based in Aurora, CO. 
What Youll get to Do:

Software Engineers hired on this requisition will work on the development, integration, and maintenance of three operationally deployed systems that are the responsibility of one integrated development, test, and systems team. The selected candidate will work as a member highly skilled diverse co-located team in an agile environment and participate in systems design, software architecture, code development, debugging, and integration and test of modifications/enhancements into the operational baselines. You will work on technical challenges and seek to provide innovative solutions, to include troubleshooting the system, implementation of new capabilities for future versions of the system, and support to test and documentation needs. The team respects flexible work schedules to balance work and personal needs. As this is a matrix organization, you will both be a part of this development team and part of a functional organization focused on software capabilities.

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.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.



This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer.    

Basic Qualifications for a Software Engineer:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2 years software development experience; 0 years with a Masters or 6 years of related software experience in lieu of a degree. 
  • Active Top Secret Clearance (TS/SCI required to start)
  • Design, development and test of software applications in Java, C#, C++.
  • Object-Oriented Programming experience.
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5 years software development experience; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD; or 9 years of related software experience in lieu of a degree. 
  • Active Top Secret Clearance required to start (TS/SCI required to start)
  • Design, development and test of software applications in Java, C#, C++.
  • Object-Oriented Programming experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
             Experience in SOA based frameworks
             Experience developing in an Agile environment
             Active TS/SCI clearance
             Experience with multiple types of middleware communications protocols.
             Experience with SNMP and GEMs protocols
             Experience with multiple database types (e.g. SQL, HBase, MongoDB, etc).
             Experience in writing highly configurable and adaptable software. 
            DoD IA Level II Certification- Security+

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:
- Health Plan
- Savings Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Employee Discount Program
- On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)
- Additional benefits
- Education Assistance
- Training and Development

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 ID: 19020960

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Top Secret Required