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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal Cloud Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. Every day, we design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars. Our employees engage in questioning, problem solving, designing and building our way toward Defining Possible. Defining Possible tells the story of a company leading the way. It's an ethos that is future-driving and optimistic. It is a rallying cry and a uniting call. It is a shared purpose for our employees and a promise to our customers that we'll rise to any challenge.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking Cloud Software Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction.

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to be a part of a new 5-year, high-end, mission-enabling Analytics Modernization program focused on cloud development, operations and engineering? Northrop Grumman is hiring 100+ Engineers to join our Mission Teams supporting cutting edge programs. Why wait until tomorrow to take the next step in your career? Take that step today!

Job Description:

Provide cloud software research, development, and engineering services to include requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, sustainment, testing, validation, and issue diagnosis/resolution.

This is a contingent position based on award

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.

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Qualifications:

This position may be filled at a Principal Level or Senior Principal Level

Basic Qualifications:

Educational / Years of experience required for a Principal Level:

  • Education: BS Degree in a related technical field is required. An additional 4 years of experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted in lieu of degree. Note: A degree in Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.

  • Certifications: Cloud Certification is required prior to start.

  • Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

  • Six (6) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

  • Six(6) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++ in a Linux environment

  • Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment.

  • Experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.

Educational / Years of experience required for a Sr Principal Level:

  • Education: BS Degree in a related technical field is required. An additional 4 years of experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted in lieu of degree. Note: A degree in Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.

  • Certifications: Cloud Certification is required prior to start

  • Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

  • Nine (9) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.

  • Nine (9) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++ in a Linux environment

  • Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment.

  • Experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Acumulo, Big Table, etc.

  • Experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

  • Experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON

  • Experience developing Restful services

  • Experience developing software for UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.

  • Experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system.

  • Experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.

  • Experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.

  • Technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a software development project.

  • Hadoop /Cloud Developer Certification or comparable Cloud System/Service Certification

  • Experience developing and deploying data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines

  • Understanding of Big-Data Cloud Scalability (Amazon, Google, Facebook)

  • Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms.

  • Experience developing and deploying: analytics that include foreign language processing; analytic processes that incorporate/integrate multi-media technologies, including speech, text, image and video exploitation; analytics that function on massive data sets, for example, more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ semantic relationships (i.e., inference engines) between structured and unstructured data sets; analytics that identify latent patterns between elements of massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ techniques commonly associated with Artificial Intelligence, for example genetic algorithms.

  • Experience with taxonomy construction for analytic disciplines, knowledge areas and skills.

  • Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts).

  • Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social network

  • Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications.

  • Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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