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Software Engineer (Level 2 or 3) – Weekday Nights

Requisition ID: R10073836

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions 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 Aeronautics Systems is searching for a Software Engineer (Level 2 or 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will support our Clearfield, Utah location.

This position will support our B-shift on weekday nights, and work 4-10s.

Job Description:

As a Software Engineer, you will use CAD / CAM tools to generate or edit Machine Programs to support automated machining centers. Our team enjoys a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaboration across all levels.  We work independently but interact constantly with other engineering groups and manufacturing to achieve expectations. We’re empowered to make decisions, but can draw upon corporate resources to support us when needed. Each member of the team is tasked with identifying ways to improve efficiency in the team in the pursuit of continuous improvement. We’re looking for a fellow self-starter who enjoys assessing and understanding risk to join us.

This position may be filled at a Level 2 or Level 3 based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications

Software Engineer (Level 2)

  • Bachelor of Science and 2 years of related experience; or 6 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain special program access
  • Working knowledge of NX CAM 5-Axis Milling
  • Fanuc 31i experience
  • Investigate and resolve manufacturing machine problems and instigate corrective actions and follow-up on equipment i.e. CNC mills/lathes
  • Prepare solid model or complex geometry
  • Perform blue print reading
  • Troubleshooting manufacturing processes
  • Windows and MS office skills required

Principal Software Engineer (Level 3)

  • Bachelor of Science and 5 years of related experience; or 6 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain special program access
  • Working knowledge of NX CAM 5-Axis Milling
  • Fanuc 31i experience
  • Investigate and resolve manufacturing machine problems and instigate corrective actions and follow-up on equipment i.e. CNC mills/lathes
  • Prepare solid model or complex geometry
  • Perform blue print reading
  • Troubleshooting manufacturing processes
  • Windows and MS office skills required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Siemens 840D experience
  • CNC Machine Operations experience
  • Experience with NX and Siemens FiberSIM
  • Aerospace or manufacturing experience
  • Familiarity with composites
  • Project Management

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Competencies for Success:

· Ability to work with minimal direction in a dynamic fast paced, changing environment

· Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels

· Excellent problem solving skills

· Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict

· Initiative, highly motivated self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence

· Ability to multitask and prioritize

· Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills

· Strong attention to detail

· High energy, results oriented, self-reliant, team player

· Demonstrated work ethic


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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.