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Software Engineer (Global Surveillance)

Requisition ID: R10104529

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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.

The Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS), Global Surveillance division is looking for the right individuals to join our software team. This is a vital position supporting current programs in several mission critical software design and development areas. Candidate responsibilities will include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, and architecting complex solutions supporting the building and test plan execution, performing quality reviews, and triaging and fixing operational issues.  Candidate will have the opportunity to become the subject matter expert for various subsystems and contribute to the overall design of the software. 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to take ownership of hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment and provide leadership for its implementation. It is critical that you understand the software development life cycle and have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets. The Software Engineer will participate in the full life cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance. The Software Engineer will apply technical expertise in solving complex integrations problems.   The Software Engineer will interact with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers.  Therefore, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required.  A Solid experience in Java, C/C++, or other OOP languages, in Windows and/or Linux environment is required.

The Candidate shall be willing to travel to other sites to support TIMs, integration efforts, and other software related tasking. The Candidate shall also be willing to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of across the nation as required.

Essential Functions:
• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with programs objectives
• In depth understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field listed under the basic qualifications
• Full lifecycle design, implementation, and unit testing of software.

• Design, develop, document, test and debug applications software that contain logical and mathematical solutions

• Solid knowledge in Java, C/C++, or other OOP languages on the Windows and/or Linux environment is required.
• Conduct multidisciplinary research when needed and collaborates with other disciplines supporting the program.
• Follows and ensures software standards are met.

•  Work with various team members to integrate functionality with other software components

Basic Qualifications: 

• Software Engineer -- Bachelor’s Degree in a Science from an accredited university with at least (2 years of software engineering experience or master’s degree) or additional years of experience (military or commercial) in the software engineering field may be considered in lieu of degree.

• Experience with C/C++, Python, or other object-oriented languages.
• Excellent Oral and written Communication skills
• This position requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs, can start with interim Secret.

• The ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable period (as determined by the company to meet program objectives)

Preferred Qualifications: 
• STEM degree in a related field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.

• Master’s Degree with relevant software engineering experience
• Experience in aeronautical displays development

• Experience in OpenGL

• Knowledge of Linux systems with basic commands

• Experience with Vehicle management software or equivalent VXWORKS

• Experience with Software tools like: Eclipse, Git, Rhapsody, DOORS, Atlassian Tools (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible, Bamboo)

• Experience with Agile development.

• Experience with scripting in Python and Bash

• Experience developing software for safety critical embedded systems

• Experience integrating and debugging software on hardware
• Experience developing software in a real-time and multi-threaded systems

• Experience with Windows, Linux, and/or RTOS development such as LynxOS/VxWorks

• Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite with add-ons like Git

• Experience with Software/Hardware Integration
• Experience with Agile methodologies
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management 
• Experience with Google Test and unit testing methodologies

• U.S. Citizen and an Active DoD Secret or Top Secret with issue/reissue in the last 5 years and the ability to obtain and maintain a special program access clearance

Salary Range: $73,400 USD - $110,000 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

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.

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.