Principal/Senior Principal C++, Python Software Engineer, Top Secret (SCI) Required, Space and Satellite Systems

    Northrop Grumman
    Dulles, VA 20101
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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 designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

    We are seeking Principal and Senior Principal Engineer software candidates for for our Space Division. The primary location for this role is in Dulles, VA but we also have opportunities in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Cincinatti, Ohio as well.

    Candidates will be responsible for:
    • Full stack development at the OS, platform, and mission unique software layer.
    • Developing client and server applications and services using service oriented architectures, message bus based data exchange that include first-of-a-kind capabilities.
    • Applications will spend languages and toolsets including C++, C, Qt, Python, Postgres, Ansible, cloud infrastructure provisioning, PKI, and static code analysis execution and finding remediation.
    • Developer will be expected to be a self-starter capable of making decision with overall project budget and schedule in mind.
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    Qualifications :

    These positions can be filled at either a Principal or Senior Principal level depending on the years of experience each candidate offers.

    Principal (Level 3) Basic Qualifications:
    • 5+ Years with Bachelors in Software Engineering or closely related discipline (or 2 Years with Masters in Engineering or closely related discipline and 1 Year with PhD in Software Engineering or close related discipline
    • Strong experience participating in Agile programs
    • Demonstrated experience in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring.
    • Significant experience with design, build, and deployment of software products
    • Experience in producing software architecture documentation
    • Experience with C++, Python, and Java
    • Active TS with SCI Clearance is required
    Senior Principal (Level 4) Basic Qualifications:
    • 9+ Years with Bachelors in Software Engineering or closely related discipline (or 5 Years with Masters in Engineering or closely related discipline and 3 Years with PhD in Software Engineering or close related discipline
    • Strong experience participating in Agile programs
    • Demonstrated experience in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring.
    • Significant experience with design, build, and deployment of software products
    • Experience in producing software architecture documentation
    • Experience with C++, Python, and Java
    • Active TS with SCI Clearance is required
    Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:
    • Experience with satellite command and control systems
    • Possesses a certification in Agile


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    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
    Posting ID: 555356736Posted: 2020-07-14