Principal Software Engineer – Software Engineer Enterprise Services (24-141 & 24-142)Colorado Springs, CO

Requisition ID: R10156343

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • 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 Space Systems – Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer – Software Engineer Enterprise Services (24-141 & 24-142) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Positions will be located out of Colorado Springs, CO area.

Position Overview:

This position is for a Software Engineer on the C2BMC program Enterprise Services Team.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for software development in the Java language.

  • Perform in-depth analysis and technical support of systems software products, including complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, operational integration, and user support.

  • Maintain, debug, and configure related software products.

  • Works from specifications to develop or modify operating systems applications.

  • Assists with design, coding, benchmark testing, debugging, and documentation of programs.

  • Interfaces with other system support groups to resolve problems, set standards, and improve the overall efficiency of the operating system.

  • Designs, codes, tests, and implements tools for operations automation.

  • Works on most phases of software systems programming applications and may require instruction and guidance.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Experience developing enterprise applications.

  • Familiarity with Java foundation classes and toolkits.

  • Knowledge of server-side/database development and computer system administration.

  • Experience working as part of an Agile team.

  • Use common software development and management tools, such as GitLab, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, Maven or Gradle, and Eclipse.

  • Understanding standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases and SysML diagrams.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, including reviewing performance issues, identifying root causes, and recommending and developing a solution.

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework/STIG/Fortify/SonarQube mitigation.

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume if applicable.

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start.

  • 5 years with a Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related field; 3 years experience with a Master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related field

  • Must possess a DoD 8140 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

  • Software engineering and software development with Java/JEE experience.

  • Must have experience and knowledge of basic software practices such as coding standards and configuration management.

  • Command and control system application development.

  • Experience developing software for Unix/Linux and Windows platforms.

  • Experience with Software Integration testing, including developing automated test scripts.

  • Ability to work independently and possess the poise and flexibility required to work in a highly dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexibility and willingness to take on unanticipated tasks is highly desirable.

  • Automated test and pipeline development experience is desired.

  • Test-driven development is desired.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $97,500 - $146,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.