Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 3 - Enterprise Services (18-069) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications

(C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.

We are seeking aSoftware Engineer - Enterprise Services to help support the C2BMC program located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The candidate will be responsible for software development in the Java language for Enterprise Services.

  • Under minimal direction, provides specialized expertise within multiple systems, software disciplines, as well as general knowledge of related disciplines, applications implications, and customer areas.

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

  • Maintains currency, debugs and configures 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, setting standards and improving 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 in other phases.



Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years with a Bachelor degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technical, Engineering or Math) or 3 years experience with a Masters degree

  • Active Secret clearance is required

  • Software engineering and software development with strong Java/ J2EE/C++ experience.

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

  • Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a rapid paced, team environment.

  • Familiarity with Java foundation classes and toolkits.

  • Use of common software development and management tools such as Clearcase and Eclipse

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

  • Experience implementing mathematical algorithms in source code

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing enterprise applications

  • Knowledge of server side/database development, computer system administration; Net-centric, horizontal integration program expertise is a plus.

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

  • Experience in some or all of the following areas desired: - Command and control system application development - Experience with Software Integration testing - Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to review performance,identify root cause and recommend a solution.

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