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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Software Engineer - Applications Team Lead (20-313) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Applications Team Lead based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

The Platform & Infrastructure (P&I) Application Lead has overall responsibility to ensure the C2BMC software development and integration staff has the required tools and processes in place to develop and integrate the C2BMC system. High-level responsibilities include:

  • Define, implement, and maintain an integrated software development environment across the two C2BMC software development sites (Huntsville AL and Colorado Springs CO).

  • Research new technology and tools to determine their applicability to the C2BMC environment.

  • Successful candidate will have the ability to perform trade studies and make recommendations about which technologies provide the most cost effective, lowest implementation risk while providing a high performance software development environment.

  • Once tools are selected, oversee the incorporation and integration of the selected tools into the Software Development Environment (SDE). This includes performing the required coordination with Configuration Management, Security, and Information Assurance representatives.

  • Document the configuration and use of the SDE and act as a trainer and mentor for the software developers using the toolset.

  • Perform periodic upgrades and maintenance on the toolset.

  • Coordinate the activities of P&I Apps staff at other development sites.

  • Work with Configuration Management and Program Operations to manage software licenses for the two development sites.

  • Travel between development sites may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 10 years of experience with Bachelor's degree in a related field; OR 8 years of experience with Master's degree; OR 14 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

  • The candidate must have substantial expertise in the full life-cycle software engineering practices and procedures applicable to large software systems to include:

  • Recent hands on application development experience and expertise in the use of the Java programming language.

  • Experience with software unit testing strategies, automated software builds, continuous integration and continuous deployment.

  • Experience managing a code baseline which supports multiple hardware and software baselines in the field utilizing a trunk based development.

  • Familiarity with Software Configuration Management tools and procedures. - Awareness of emerging technologies and experience with the use and selection of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).

  • Experience evaluating different toolsets and providing recommendations for use.

  • Experience on both Windows and Linux platforms is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with Software Development tools such as Eclipse, Git, Gradle, Maven, Nexus, JUnit, Confluence, Collaborator, SonarQube, JIRA, Jenkins, UCC and Fortify.

  • Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) implications and processes, which is critical to the selection of applicable products that meet the overall system sustainability.

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

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.

Job Category : Engineering