Northrop Grumman Systems Administration Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Software Engineer 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Annapolis Junction.

Transforming the future of technology The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Research and Development Programs. The Software Engineer designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. In addition to software development, the successful candidate will support Systems Administration 25% of the time on RedHat Linux environments



Basic Qualifications:

2+ Years of experience in software development is required.

Familiarity with RedHat Linux System Administration

2 years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java.

Knowledge of software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.

Technical Writing skills and experience generating technical documents in support of a software development project.

Ability to work independently on a research and development effort creating a tangible products

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience working with Open Source (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.

Experience in using technologies that transport, route, and process data such as Apache, Nifi, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Apache Storm, Apache Spark, Amazon Kinesis will be considered with higher preference

Experience with monitoring applications such as ELK stack.

Experience with optimizing storage (across tiers) for mission and cost savings such as DataWave model development will be considered with higher preference

Experience in development for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications such as Kubernetes.

Cloud Administrator Certification

Cloud Developer Certification


Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.

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.