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Staff Systems Software Analyst – Lead (23-257)

Requisition ID: R10107419

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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 Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Staff Systems Software Analyst  - Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

In this role, you will be the lead Analyst on the Mission Applications (MA) Agile Release Train (ART) of C2BMC. The MA ART develops the operational software for C2BMC. You will lead a small team of Analysts to verify the requirements applicable to the MA ART as well as proactively analyze test outputs to identify and report any anomalies. You will need to work with the MA ART teams to correct identified problems.

Essential Functions:

  • This team will develop plans and procedures to analyze and validate the software working alongside the software and systems engineers from various MA product teams.
  • This team will also develop analysis scripts and automated tests that could become part of the development CI/CD pipeline.
  • You will work with program level integration, Modeling & Simulations and Test teams to identify scenarios that can validate functionality and system performance requirements.
  • You will also lead the team in building and consolidating analysis tools across the MA teams.
  • Your team will work with the various product teams to identify automated tests they have developed that can help with an automated end-to-end system analysis.
  • Some travel will be needed between the C2BMC Development Sites (Colorado Springs, CO and Huntsville, AL) as well as to the C2BMC Test Bed (CTB) at Schriever SFB.

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.
  • 14 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 18 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with software verification & validation processes and techniques, test reporting, regression testing, and operational & test data analysis.
  • Must be familiar with Systems Engineering and Software Development lifecycles; experience getting products through customer acceptance tests.
  • Experience performing and assisting test engineers with test verification procedure development, technical troubleshooting, and analysis of software tests for performance and functionality verification.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using MATLAB, Python, and/or Java to perform data analysis. Ability to develop short programs to assist with analysis in Java, MATLAB, Python, etc.
  • Experience presenting analysis results information to software engineers, product owners, other senior program leaders, and customer representatives.
  • Experience developing and understanding complex algorithms; performing analysis on complex algorithms for performance and functionality; presenting analysis results to stakeholders.
  • Previous experience driving projects to closure through communication, coordination, and execution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and understand Java, C, C++, and/or Fortran.
  • Experience in Agile Environments would be helpful. Previous experience in an agile leadership position would be beneficial.
  • Experience with DOORS, JIRA, Confluence, or other project management tools.
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings to all audiences including technical subject matter experts and senior leaders.
  • Prior C2BMC experience; Experience with missile defense battle management and command & control systems desired.
  • Knowledge of basic message formats such as TADIL-J, ATOMS

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Salary Range: $146,300 USD - $219,500 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.