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Principal Engineer Software or Sr. Principal Engineer Software

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Software and Digital Technologies (SWDT) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Prinicpal or Sr. Principal Engineer Software based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:
Leading a small Software Engineering team performing Research and Develop in the area of mission-level multi-domain modeling and simulation
Championing the development and implementation of innovative concepts in the areas of modeling and simulation, DevOps, cross-campus software development, and technology development
Proactively engaging with leadership to understand OU, BU, Division, Sector, and cross-Sector objectives in the mission space
Collaborate across organizations to ensure alignment of activities and effective use of company investments
Software Architecture and Development in support of IRAD objectives
Rapid software defect root cause analysis and solution development
Performing other tasks as needed including SW test, peer reviews, development of content for presentations and demonstrations, briefing internal and external audiences, and other activities inherent to working on a small team
Position will require up to 25% 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.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal Engineer Software level.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Principal Engineer Software: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline and 5 years of experience; or a Master's in a STEM related discipline and 3 years of experience.
Sr. Principal Engineer Software: Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline and 9 years of experience; or a Master's in a STEM related discipline and 7 years of experience.
Candidate must have hands-on development experience for OO/C++
Candidate must have experience presenting technical concepts to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences
Position requires U.S. Citizenship
Must have a DoD Secret security clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation.
Familiarity with Agile development processes to include DevOps processes, test driven development, as well as have good written and communication skills.
Experience leading a SW Team
Familiarity or experience with UML, or SYSML.
Familiarity with SW development in a Windows environment

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
oEducation Assistance
oTraining and Development
oWellness Program
oEmployee Discount Program
oOn-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)

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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