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Staff Software Engineer (Melbourne, FL)

Requisition ID: R10033501

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, 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: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Staff Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to a team of developers working on multiple web applications
  • Drive software architecture and design between interconnected web applications responsible for data management, data processing, and system configuration.
  • Design and develop web application software for data management, data processing, and system configuration within multi-domain, multi-platform system integration laboratories
  • Analyze and interpret formal and informal customer requirements and generate corresponding lower-level requirements that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Consult with customer stakeholders and present ideas in small group settings
  • Create innovative technical design in compliance with established requirements.
  • Build high-quality, fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design
  • Define, implement, and document system test.
  • Perform troubleshooting as required.
  • Perform multiple platform system integration 
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
  • Ensures software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree AND 14 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in Software Engineering, OR a Master of Science degree AND 12 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in Software Engineering, OR a Ph.D. AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in Engineering that includes a background in Software Engineering.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance (or higher) that was granted or renewed within the last 6 years or is under continuous evaluation.
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR)

Preferred Qualifications

  • STEM degree
  • Current Special Program Access (PAR)
  • Languages: Angular, Angular JS, C#, C, C++, OR Python
  • Databases: SQL
  • Atlassian Tool Suite
  • Test Software Design, Implementation, and Integration
  • Multi-platform, Multi-language System Integration
  • Designing / developing test automation scripts
  • Requirement interpretation / creation / management
  • Technical estimating and schedule planning
  • Troubleshooting / performance tuning / system administration
  • AWS Cloud development experience

Salary Range: $134,700 USD - $202,100 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.