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Principal Engineer Software

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The AMERICA team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a position on a multi-year Independent Research and Development (IRAD) program.
This position is for an IRAD Software Engineer to support the software development efforts associated with radar modeling and simulation and radar software development:
Develop C++ software that will be part of state-of-the-art, large-scale radar systems.
Work on a cross-functional Agile team and participate in all phases of the software lifecycle, including analysis, design, coding, peer review, test, documentation, and integration.
Collaborate on feature development in groups of 2 3 people
Position requires U.S. Citizenship
Must have a DoD Secret security clearance or ability to obtain one
Position may require up to 10% travel
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • 5 Years of experience with Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field; 3 Years of experience with Masters in STEM field
  • Have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Ability to develop C++ applications in a Linux environment
  • Experience utilizing model-based software design methodologies (SysML/UML)
  • Must have strong organizational skills to prioritize assigned work and meet deadlines
  • Must be detail-oriented with good written & verbal communication skills
  • Able to deliver successful results based on guidance from the Software Lead
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience with python, git, JIRA, Confluence, MATLAB, RedHat Enterprise Linux
  • Understanding of real-time systems development and performance considerations
  • Experience with the use of Agile Development Methodologies
  • Experience implementing software for GPGPU computing
  • Experience working with the Open Systems Architecture Signal Injector (OSI) software.
  • Experience working with Northrop Grumman's Scalable Node Architecture
  • Background in math and physics with a desire to work on mathematically demanding applications.
  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
  • Familiarity with Phased Array Radar technology
  • Experience interacting with Government Stakeholders
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 package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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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