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Sr. / Principal Software Engineer - Space / Satellite Systems

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10084411Category: EngineeringLocation: Dulles, VA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 3At 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 Tactical Space Systems is seeking multiple Software Engineers to support Tactical Space Systems Division in their development and deployment of satellite ground software to customer resources while implementing Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines in an agile environment. The location for this role will be in Dulles, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. This work will primarily occur in a SCIF environment so onsite work is required.To be successful in this role, you should enjoy learning and learn quickly, be motivated by the opportunity to solve hard problems with challenging boundary conditions, work well with a motivated and mission-focused team, enjoy working with both speed and accuracy, and take great pride in your work and the work of the team(s). You should have demonstrated experience in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation, and monitoring. Software Engineers will be a critical member of one or more Agile Scrum Teams. After hours or extended work week hours may be required.What You'll Have an Opportunity to:Produce applications that span languages and toolsets including Python, Postgres, Ansible, cloud infrastructure provisioning, PKI, and static code analysisLocate and remediate problems in code, testing, and deploymentTake program software to the next level by using automation frameworksLearn cutting edge technologies that take full advantage of a cloud environmentUse tools like Jenkins and Ansible to set up automation steps that fast-track code from development, testing, and deploymentBe a part of the enabling technology at Northrop Grumman that puts satellites and spacecraft into space that catapults the Space Protection Mission to the forefront of capability and effectivenessThis position can be filled at the Principal Software Engineer, or the Sr. Principal Software Engineer level.Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer:Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related discipline plus 5 years of development experience (3 years with a master's degree, 0 years with a PhD). Experience can be considered in lieu of degreeExperience with the design, build, and deployment of software productsExperience in producing software architecture documentationUS Citizenship with an active Top Secret clearanceBasic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Software Engineer:Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related discipline plus 9 years of development experience (7 years with a master's degree, 4 years with a PhD). Experience can be considered in lieu of degreeDemonstrated expertise with the design, build, and deployment of software productsExperience in producing software architecture documentationClear understanding of secure coding practices and quality orientationUS Citizenship with an active Top Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications for All Levels:Familiarity with Agile framework or Scaled Agile FrameworkFamiliarity with DevOps practices and how it compliments Agile software developmentExperience working with Python preferably on Linux operating systemsExperience working with tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, PostgreSQL, SonarQubeFamiliarity with Cloud Infrastructure provisioningThe Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft. We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA's Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants. Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.Northrop Grumman offers a Competitive and Robust Benefits ProgramAs a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:MedicalDental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsFlexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off work)For more details, please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more.Link: www.Northropgrumman.Com/benefitsTagsNGFeaturedJobs#LI-S-70Space SystemNoVASpaceDIVSEMMICDevSecOps#LI-BC1NGIS-SSEngineering" Salary Range: $104,600 USD $157,000 USDSalary Range 2: $129,700 USD $194,500 USDEmployees 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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