GBSD DevSecOps Sr Principal Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 21006627

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama
  • 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: 2

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. Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Software Engineer. This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.   What you will get to do, specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Interface with requirements and deriving design from requirements in a model based systems engineering environment
  • Designs, develops and tests displays, controls and functionality
  • Architects, designs, develops and implements data structures and metrics to support performance monitoring and control functions
  • Designs, develops and tests simulation software for use in high fidelity simulation based training systems; training systems may include a combination of console and weapon system simulations, virtual reality, and augmented reality
  • Design and develop artificial intelligence algorithms to tutor, assess and evaluate learner knowledge
  • Collaborates with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met
  • Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices
  • Performs code quality management and corrects defects
  • Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

You will bring these qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience. Master's degree with 7 years of related experience; PhD with 4 years of related experience.  Will accept an additional 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of a college degree.
  • Active Secret clearance with re-investigation date of 6 years or less
  • Experience with OOP concepts and languages such as C/C++, C#, Java, Python.
  • Experience with DevSecOps, continuous integration and continuous delivery and related tools.
  • Experience with test automation practices and tools (Junit, Selenium, Karma, and/or Protractor).
  • Experience with version control software (Bitbucket, Mercurial, Git).
  • Experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI and with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible.
  • Experience working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework – SAFe for Lean Enterprises
  These qualifications would be nice to have:
  • US Citizenship with an Active Top Secret Clearance or higher with re-investigation cate of 6 years or less.
  • Familiarity with UI/UX (i.e. front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (View JS, Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS.).
  • Previous practical experience bridging requirements into software design and implementation including active work in DOORs and architecture models through detailed design documentation and into code.
  • Experience with DevSecOps platforms such as Azure or the Atlassian suite of tools.
  • Technology and platforms: Linux Red Hat, Git, Maven/Atlassian suite, Docker/Kubernetes, Java Web Development.
  • Coding and design of algorithmic applications.
  • Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs), to generate engineering artifacts for handoff to software development.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.

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.

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