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Associate Software Engineer (Top Secret Clearance) (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10086865

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Beavercreek, OH, 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: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 3

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.

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 work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have a lot of fun along the way. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history. You will learn and grow in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), Beavercreek Ohio, is currently seeking candidates for all of the following areas for exciting new opportunities in our Mission Planning and Decision Support (MPDS) Operating Unit (OU):

  • Full Stack Web Developers (Angular or React)
  • Object Oriented Developers (Java/C++ Backend Services or Thick Clients)
  • DevOps Engineers (CI/CD pipeline, automation)

The successful candidates will demonstrate a broad skill set balanced between interpersonal and technical capabilities achieving sustainable quality products. They will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The selected candidates will participate in the entire software development lifecycle with a concentration in software engineering. The candidates will work closely with other software developers accomplishing the following:

  • Complete work independently and as a part of an Agile team
  • Support team in completing necessary software on schedule
  • Solve complex problems through innovative and creative solutions
  • Collaborate with software designers and/or software engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of software systems
  • Regularly demonstrate progress to customers


This position is contingent upon funding

Basic Qualifications

  • Four+ years software development experience with high school diploma; 0+ years software development experience with Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related STEM degree from an accredited institution;
  • Full Stack Web Development or Object Oriented programming experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with small technical teams.
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results.
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
  • Requires active Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure / experience with web development frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Exposure / experience with microservices, swagger and API definitions
  • Experience with:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • TypeScript
  • Java
  • Python
  • Docker
  • Elastic
  • JQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Jira
  • Jenkins
  • Experience developing microservices using the Spring Framework
  • Demonstrated use of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) and configuration management (Git, Bitbucket)
  • Experience working with Jira and Jenkins
  • Experience working in Agile software development environment

Salary Range: $63,800 USD - $95,800 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.