Principal Software Engineer/ Sr Principal Software Engineer- Active Secret clearance required

Requisition ID: 21004816

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Boulder, Colorado
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement?  Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what’s possible? We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don’t know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you!  Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation’s safety. The Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Exploitation (OES) team at Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Boulder, CO.     What You’ll get to Do: Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs application software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with other teams (Integration & Verification, etc.) in the planning, design, development, and utilization of data processing systems for products solving our customer requirements.   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 - Additional benefits - Education Assistance - Training and Development This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below       #spacepgs #COSpace  

Basic Qualifications:
  • For a Software Engineer: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2 + years of software development experience; 0 years with a Master's; or 6 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
  • For a Principal Engineer Software:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 5 + years of software development experience; 3 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; or 9 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • C/C++ software development
  • Linux (RedHat) operating system development

Preferred Qualifications: - Top Secret/SCI clearance - Containerization knowledge/experience (Docker, Kubernetes) - Knowledge of DevSecOps principals -Matlab or algorithm analysis tools experience - Agile development experience - Configuration management for software, e.g. GIT - Full software development lifecycle experience - Software development environment experience -Knowledge of ground system mission processing -Knowledge of parametric based processing and tracking algorithms - Experience working in teams to develop SW and troubleshoot SW to find/fix defects - Experience in the development of User Interface, process control, and/or algorithms Salary range for a Software Engineer: $81,664-$122-496 Salary range for a Principal Software Engineer: $101,200-$151,800 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. 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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.