Requisition ID: R10086770
Location: Orlando, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 2
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking an Sr. Principal Engineer Software. This position will be located in Orlando, FL and will support our Ground Satellite Communications Systems (GSCS) Operating Unit (OU) in design, development, delivery, and sustainment of next generation enterprise-level satellite ground systems and software.
Roles and Responsibilities
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Contingent Pending Award
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field of study with 9 years of experience OR Master’s with 7 years of experience OR Doctorates with 4 years of experience
Basic knowledge of Agile methodologies
Ability to analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
Knowledge of Web Server/comms technologies, AWS services, databases
Proficiency in software configuration management and a version control tool (ClearCase, Git/GitHub, Subversion)
Knowledge of Agile development concepts, methodologies, and associated tools (Jira/Atlassian tools)
Some experience with software design, architecture, and code
Some experience developing and/or implementing complex algorithms
Some experience with Static Code Analysis (SCA) tools (Fortify, Understand, SonarQube)
Some experience with unit testing (tools, frameworks, automation)
Some experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
Linux operating system administration experience
Experience with satellite ground station systems
Salary Range: $112,000 USD – $168,000 USD
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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