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Software Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our 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!
We are looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of San Jose, CA . As a Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.
What You'll Get To Do:
Be part of our Agile development team using modern development practices in a DevOps environment with an emphasis on Continuous Integration. Work on C++, Java and/or Python programming. Potentially be involved in mostly new development for a micro-service event driven architecture using Docker Containers, Kubernetes, Helm charts and AWS services. Also get to utilize the Atlassian product suite, including Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, and Confluence. Perform maintenance and sustainment engineering for existing baselines which may require programming in C/C++. Overall, there is a wide range of software subsystems you may work on based on a combination of experience and interests, such as, back-end mathematical, signal processing, scientific algorithms, computer security, and front-end web-based GUIs. Our small but highly energized Agile Scrum team has a significant software effort on a growing program with a large impact. Please consider joining us and thrive within our fast-paced software development team! We pride ourselves in our experience and highly supportive environment.
This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems. There is plenty of opportunity for career advancement into leadership positions.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years experience. An additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree may be considered

  • Experience with Agile software development using C++ and/or any other object oriented language such as, Java or Python, in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment

  • Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches

  • Must have an Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • STEM degree preferred, such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc

    • Experience with supporting operational systems and distributed systems

    • Experience with working in Virtualized Environments (VMs, AWS Cloud Instances)

    • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)

    • Previous exposure to working with ground systems (scheduling, tasking, antennas, working with hardware interfaces)

      Salary Range: $93,500.00 - $140,300.00
      Employees 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 .
      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.
      We are a pioneering company.
      With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, San Jose , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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