Principal/Sr Principal Engineer Software
Requisition ID: R10123353
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Morrisville, North Carolina, United States of America | Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: SCI
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: No
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
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 Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.
The Space Systems Sector is seeking an experienced Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer in to join a Ground team.
The successful candidate for this position will join a group of Software engineers that is designing, deploying, and maintaining Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments for a ground system. The ground system will include Docker containers orchestrated by Kubernetes.
We are seeking an experienced User Software Developer to work as a member of an Agile team developing a high-visibility, mission critical component of a larger system. The new team members will be working with Docker, Linux, Python, AWS, NATS, and GRPC. The ideal candidate will be responsible for working individually and as part of a team to review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. The team is seeking talented engineers who resolve software problems and utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. The successful candidates shall have experience with creating specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software tradeoffs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS)/ Government Off-the Shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.
This position may be performed at a Principal Software Engineer level or Senior Principal Software Engineer level depending on the qualifications, skills, and experience of the candidate.
Principal Software Engineer: Bachelor's degree in STEM and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experiences, a Master's degree with 3 years of relevant experience, a PhD with 0 years’ experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree requirement.
Senior Principal Software Engineer: Bachelor's degree in STEM and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experiences, a Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience, a PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree requirement.
Must be a US Citizen with an active TS/SCI and be willing to take a poly.
Experience with Agile software development using Python in a Linux environment
Experienced in Dockerizing Applications and Container Management (Docker and Kubernetes)
Experience with the NATS and GRPC infrastructures
Experience with Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Certifications as a Certified AWS Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional), i.e. CSA-A or CSA-P, or equivalent
Experienced with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
CI poly or FSP
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.