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Sr Principal Engineer Software- REMOTE

Requisition ID: R10075441

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, MD, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Remote Software Developer opportunity!

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’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll 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.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will: Derive and maintain a cohesive program software architecture based on customer requirements, customer interactions, subject matter expert inputs, system architecture artifacts, and business objectives; Communicate development concepts to software developers, program management, and customer representatives during meetings; Work with system engineering personnel to assess requirements, and to ensure consistency between system architecture and software architecture; Use Jira, Confluence, Git/Bitbucket collaboration and source control tools to communicate information; Identify potential roadblocks and develop around them; Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics; Other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

- BS degree in related technical field and 9-14 years prior relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 7 years of prior relevant experience. May substitute BS degree for 4 additional years of related experience.
- Experience in Java/ J2EE technologies (Swing, OSGi, Sockets, JPA, XML (DOM and SAX parsers)), Windows (Processes, IPC, caching, Windows Registry), Windows Installer Utilities, PostgresSQL (RDBMS, PL/SQL, Referential Integrity), Map Implementation (Worldwind, OpenMap, FalconView), C/C++ (Basic understanding of Dynamic memory management), Atlassian tools, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket; Experience / understanding of relational DB models and JPA; In-depth experience in Ada programming(tasking(R-V), private types, generics, Interfaces); Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)

- Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance; US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) and specifically, OSGi; Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems

- Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance.


Salary Range: $114,000 USD - $171,500 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.