Java Software Engineer-TS/SCI/Poly-19016242

Location: Herndon
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Polygraph
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated junior Java Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of qualified diverse individuals in Herndon/Dulles, VA area.

The selected candidate will join a high performing software development team supporting mission critical systems, and is expected to apply best software engineering principals and Agile engineering methodologies to research, design, develop, and modify application software.

Roles & Responsibilities:

       Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions that results in compelling easy to use products in support of mission critical systems.

       Conducts independent, multidisciplinary research and collaborates with designers and/or engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of data processing systems

       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.

       Work and participate in a Scrum team utilizing agile methodology best practices to deliver high quality products.



Basic Qualifications

       Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related STEM degree field and a minimum of 2 years related experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

       Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance

       Experience or training related to a software development system and technology

       Ability to create documentation

       Ability to formulate and articulate an approach to solve problems


Preferred Qualifications

       Experience in the analysis, design, and development of databases

       Experience modifying existing software to correct errors allowing software to adapt to new hardware or to improve software performance

       Experience in design graphics and user interfaces

       Experience identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement new options

       Familiarity with practices such as test-driven development (TDD), Agile Software

       Experience with one of more of the following: Maven, Spring Framework, Hibernate, Oracle, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JS Frameworks (JQuery) is preferred.

       Experience in Java/J2EE and foundational knowledge of object-oriented design and software patterns.

       Experience developing and maintaining Web Service Protocols, REST APIs, and JSON is preferred.

       Experience developing and maintaining full stack web applications

       Experience developing and maintaining web applications while addressing accessibility concerns is preferred.

       Cloud experience and/or certifications

       Experience working in an Agile environment

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: 19016242

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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.
Polygraph Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position