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Principal Software Engineer

In the Mission Systems sector, you'll join our experts in developing systems that keep our world safe. We are looking for a Software engineer to develop, document, test, and debug software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems. The position supports Engineering & Sciences organizational goals to meet the current and future needs of the programs and technologies within the sector portfolio. This role will help foster the establishment and maintenance of a world class Software and Digital Technologies organization in Orlando, FL.

The selected candidate will join the team in a strong matrix organization, collaborating with peers across the organization. The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop, document, test, and debug software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems.
Apply appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle.
Diagnose problems encountered during application integration among products and address fixes/enhancements according to prescribed program processes.
Design and develop complex software using a variety of programming and scripting languages.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or other STEM discipline, with 5 years of relevant experience in engineering development projects OR- Master's degree in STEM, with 3 years of relevant experience in engineering development projects
Software development experience in C, C++, C#, Java and/or web-based technologies such as React, Angular, Hibernate, Maven, Gradle and Spring MVC Framework in Linux and/or Windows environment
Experience in the design, implementation and delivery of sophisticated software systems throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency in computer use including typical office applications; working familiarity with standard modern engineering development tools and processes
Experience with configuration management tools.
US Citizenship is required with ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Current Active Secret or Interim Secret Clearance
Master of Science in Engineering or other STEM discipline
Security+, CSSIP or CSSLP certification
Software development experience in database technologies, ideally Oracle, PostgreSQL and SQL Server
Experience performing in software development teams using Agile or waterfall process and continuous integration / continuous deployment processes and tools
Experience leading a software development team in a matrix organization

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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