Sentinel Principal Wing Data Simulator Software Engineer -10367 Colorado Springs, CO

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is seeking a Principal Wing Data Simulator Software Engineer -10367 . This position will be in Colorado Springs, CO or Roy, UT and will support the GBSD program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • The Wing Data Simulator project is developing a complex Software/Hardware modeling and simulation capability that will be used to test the GBSD weapon system.

  • This position will develop software in a dynamic environment using the Agile (Scrum) framework using a variety of languages including C++, Javascript, and Python.

  • This SW engineering position will join a scrum team of 6-8 engineers to develop software capability.

  • Experience developing software in the early stages of a project is useful but not required.

  • Experience using design patterns early in projects to develop a strong foundation for the entire product lifecycle is suggested.

  • The project heavily leverages CI/CD and automated test concepts, so DevSecOps experience is useful.

  • Experience with Linux OS is required. Experience with code packaging and configuration management is very useful.

Position Benefits:

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 5 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 3 years of related experience, or 0 years of experience with a PhD, or 4 additional years in lieu of a degree

  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP)

  • Professional C++ development experience

  • Experience with Agile development

  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite

  • Experience with SW development in a Linux environment

  • Experience with code design documentation using UML

  • Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field

  • Experience with software development using a DevOps pipeline

  • Experience with Hardware/Software interface design

  • Experience with software and hardware certification/accreditation

  • Experience with embedded systems

  • Experience with databases (structure, design) and query languages

  • Experience with real-time operating systems

  • Experience with secure software development such as DO-178C compliant or similar

  • UML modeling experience using Cameo

  • Experience with Javascript, Python languages


Salary Range: $90,400 - $142,700

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.

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