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Software Engineer (C++) 2/3

Requisition ID: R10029265

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

The Missile Defense Solutions (MDS) Business Unit (BU) is looking for a C++ Software Engineer at our Colorado Springs, CO location to realize the following objectives:

  • Support the development of Models and Simulations of Next generation radar systems, Weapon Systems and Sensors (IR and RF)
  • Coordinate with key NGSP personnel at various NG locations
  • Support Strategic level campaigns and captures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Software Engineer 2: 2 Years with Bachelor’s Degree; 0 Years with Masters.
  • Software Engineer 3: 5 Years with Bachelor’s Degree; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
  • Experience developing software/writing code in C++.
  • Active Secret Level DOD Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with RF and/or radar analysis
  • Experience developing software with C++ and/or Python
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience integrating and debugging software
  • Experience working within an Agile environment
  • Experience in Missile Defense, Modeling and Simulation Sensor Performance
  • Experience with AFSIM or related M&S software
  • Understanding of radar systems, hardware and capabilities
  • Expertise with MATLAB, Python, or similar
  • Background in SW development or SW development management

The successful candidate will: develop new and/or integrates existing system simulation frameworks, performance models and algorithms, threat models and command and control models; simulate real-time operations and develop software that simulates behavior of systems; develop, integrate, and use advanced graphical user interfaces and visualization tools; model operational environments, perform trade studies via computer simulation and recommend alternative architectures; and perform operational analysis and mission effectiveness analysis.

Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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

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.

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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.