COAST Sr. Principal Software Engineer (TS/SCI)

Requisition ID: 20031102

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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. Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement?  Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what’s possible? We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don’t know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you!  Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation’s safety.

What You'll Get To Do: The Payload and Ground Systems division of Northrop Grumman Space Systems wants you to join our team as a Sr. Principal Software Engineer. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.   The Consolidated Operations and Anomaly Support Team (COAST) is looking for a highly motivated, highly engaged Software Architect. The successful candidate will work closely with the Software Assistant Program Manager (APM), Software Deputy APM, Software Subproject Managers (SPMs), and two other Software Architects. Job responsibilities include the negotiation and coordination with COAST subsystem SPMs to ensure SW developer support and successful completion of scheduled activities across multiple product lines and SW baselines.   Duties will include:
  • Support organic growth proposals (including CROMs & ECPs) and the authoring of corresponding TD/BOEs
  • Technical evaluation of RFCs and provided appropriate responses
  • Task lead responsibilities (including development of the Integrated Master Schedule) requiring interaction with a wide variety of COAST SW, SI&OE, and SW I&T individuals to ensure capabilities are well defined and meet customer needs.  Oversee SW design, test, delivery, and maintenance of multiple software baselines in support of each product line
  • Lead COAST representative for the Development contract led MMA effort under which significant new capabilities are being developed using an Agile methodology and DevSecOps process utilizing the Atlassian tool suite
  • Manage and coordinate with Software staff, subcontractor personnel, COAST IPT leads, E1 site personnel, Customer, and Tech Support
  • Manage anomaly resolutions, and report status to project management and customer representatives at bi-weekly meetings with the customer
  • Make recommendations to streamline long term maintenance activities
  • Technical oversight of Information Assurance of security compliance requirements

What does success look like? As a successful employee, you will: 
  • Be an active and integral member of your team
  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate
  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security
  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which include:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Education Assistance
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule.  The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work
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Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of related experience; Master's Degree with 7 years of related experience; PhD with 4 years of related experience; or an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following software development languages: C++, Java, C
  • Current SCI required or at least a DoD TS Clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access by the start date 
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience in software architecture is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated complex problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively interface with all technical and management levels
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Prior knowledge of Mission 1 programs is a definite plus

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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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