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Chief Software Dev Engineer (Top Secret Clearance)

Requisition ID: R10068031

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Kirtland AFB, NM, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

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 is seeking a Chief Software Dev Engineer to work with the 705 Combat Training Squadron (CTS) Infrastructure, Development and Engineering (IDE) program to develop and maintain simulation software (SW) and hardware (HW) solutions, build, and maintain network infrastructure, design, and develop simulation SW applications, and evolve and conduct Live-Virtual-Constructive (LVC) Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) activities for the 705 CTS and Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).

In the context of the 705 CTS IDE, this position is responsible for the design and sustainment of the environment for High-Availability and Data Recovery.  Create virtual machine templates, resource pools and assignment of shares.  Assist with development of disaster recovery plans.  Work with Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS), and Direct Attached Storage (DAS). Work with both VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization technologies and Windows Server architecture.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience with 10+ years of related software development experience.
 -AND- shall have the following relevant expertise:
- Experience performing systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
- Experience with adaptive and hybrid development processes highly desired (sprint planning, scrum, etc.).
- Comprehensive knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques. 
- Deep knowledge of C++ required, Qt and Python required. - Experience with code revision repositories such as git, mercurial, or subversion.
- Experience with full-stack web development  - Broad experience with software system end-to-end development, testing, automation, and deployment.
- Significant experience resolving complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design issues.
- Experience providing technical leadership to a software team, providing strategic vision, guidance, and solutions. - Experience managing a software team, assigning tasks, tracking progress, and reports.
- Experience delivering research, design, development, and maintenance of enterprise-wide systems and applications software that meets the product specifications and schedules. - Collaborates with system engineers on characteristics that affect software systems.
- Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training manuals.
 -AND- Within 3 months of hire, be able to achieve Information
Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II and shall maintain certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M continuing education program (CPE) through the Period of Performance of the contract. 

-AND- Active or current Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Multi-platform development in Linux AND Windows experience preferred.
Top Secret security clearance with SCI and SAP/SAR eligibility highly desirable. 

Job is contingent on securing Bid

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 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.