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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Software Engineer/Principal Software Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 19, 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.
NG- Military Internship Program Description:
As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.
The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members .
Responsibilities for this internship position are:
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.
Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.
Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.
DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

    Job Description:
    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!
    A large, restricted development program is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to perform as a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer in their Ground Software (SW) Engineering Team. This position can be located in San Jose, CA or McClellan, CA.
    What You'll Get To Do:
    As a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, document, test, and debug software as a part of a large complex codebase of objected-oriented C++. The SW development team is in the process of transitioning from a Waterfall methodology to a hybrid Agile sprint implementation. A DevOps environment is being created and utilized with an emphasis on Continuous Integration. Team planning, collaboration, and development activities utilize the Atlassian product suite, including Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, and Confluence. There are several SW subsystems you may work on based on your experience and interests, such as back-end mathematical and scientific algorithms, computer security, and front-end web-based GUIs. You will ensure that the developed software is effective and takes into consideration performance and security implications. You will thrive on a team that is experienced, brilliant, and extremely supportive of one another.
    If ineligible to participate in DoD SkillBridge program, please apply to -
    Basic Qualifications for a Software Engineer :

    • Qualified to participate in the DoD SkillBridge Program

    • BS Degree in STEM field with a minimum of 2 years of related experience

    • Experience in higher level programming languages

    • Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches.

    • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.

      Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer :

      • Qualified to participate in the DoD SkillBridge Program

      • BS Degree in STEM field with a minimum of 5 years of related experience

      • Experience in higher level programming languages

      • Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches.

      • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.

        Preferred Qualifications: :

        • Programming Languages such as C++, Python, TypeScript

        • Knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system

        • Object-Oriented design and development

        • Agile Process and DevSecOps techniques

        • Desire to work across teams

        • Desire to find and resolve problems in Software, as well as develop from a clean sheet

          Salary Range: $85,000.00 - $127,400.00Salary Range 2: $104,600.00 - $157,000.00
          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.

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