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Enterprise Services, Software Engineer (Level 2/3)

Requisition ID: R10048615

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Join us on the edge… The Cutting Edge!    The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Connectivity team who's goal is to create the factory of the future by implementing an Industrial Internet Of Things to enable connectivity, analytics, and intelligence required for our cutting edge processes.

This position can be performed as a virtual telecommuter.

We are looking at hiring at the Level 2 and Level 3, depending upon the candidate's education and experience.

The successful engineer will work with subject matter experts to analyze IT systems, interface with process engineers to determine key data to collect, evaluate available interface of connecting equipment, design and develop software (Primarily Java and Groovy) to retrieve and process data streaming from the factory floor and interface with other pillar systems in our factory.  The engineer will work within an agile team, and the ability to communicate, design, document, and review with other developers, architects, and business representatives on the team is of paramount importance.  This is a rapidly growing team and an excellent opportunity for growth moving forward. 

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • 2 years of software development experience
  • Ability to work effectively with remote team members
  • Able to apply engineering techniques and analytical methods to make recommendations for improvements and provide information and assistance to interfacing teams
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • High level of ownership of tasks and problems, ability to bring issues to closure independently and completely

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • At least 5 years of software development experience
  • Ability to work effectively with remote team members
  • Able to apply engineering techniques and analytical methods to make recommendations for improvements and provide information and assistance to interfacing teams
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • High level of ownership of tasks and problems, ability to bring issues to closure independently and completely

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Java or other OOP language
  • Experience connecting IOT devices
  • Experience in manufacturing
  • Experience writing and utilizing unit tests
  • Experience using and/or creating CI/CD pipelines such as with Jenkins
  • Experience working with or integrating to a Manufacturing Execution System
  • Experience with Agile practices and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience with Agile tools such as Jira or TFS/AZDO


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 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.