Staff Cyber Software Engineer Tester (SB)Fort Meade, MD

Requisition ID: R10160343

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Fort Meade, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Polygraph

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

What You Will Do:

The Sr. Software Tester will test, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e. g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. This person 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, testing, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. We are looking for a Software Test Engineer who also performs research and requirements management in addition to software testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current and active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph through the MD customer is required to start on program with latest polygraph being less than 5 years old.

  • Fourteen (14) years of experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Understanding of design, development, documenting, testing software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Experience developing and executing test procedures for software components.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Java programming language is preferred.

  • Capable of performing research in addition to testing efforts.

  • An ability to work in a team environment and individually is preferred.

  • An ability to determine computer user needs and analyze system capabilities to resolve problems.

Salary Range: $181,400 - $272,200

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.