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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer /Sr. Principal Software Engineer (Alice Springs, AU) in International Posting,

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.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is seeking a highly qualified, motivated, and engaged Principal OR Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join our team of diverse and extremely talented professionals to maintain innovative and complex systems located in Alice Springs, AU .

The software team requires individuals with software engineering experience who can work in a structured, configuration controlled environment, primarily focused on the support and maintenance of real-time software applications. Qualified candidate will be responsible for evaluating operational software problems and providing immediate solutions to restore service. Responsibilities also include the integration and verification of new baselines and must be able to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment.

The Software Engineer responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support, maintenance and documentation of software applications

  • Determination of the operations feasibility of software modifications

  • Development of software tools to complement software maintenance activities

  • Verification that software standards are met

  • On-call 24/7 emergency anomaly response to support restoration of software operations

A comprehensive overseas compensation package, including relocation assistance, is provided.

A two (2) year commitment is required. Applicant must pass physical, psychological and security/polygraph screening.

* This position may be filled at either a Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer level based on qualifications listed below *

Qualifications:

* This position may be filled at either a Principal Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Software Engineer level based on qualifications listed below *

Basic Qualifications for Principal Software Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM with five (5) years of applicable work experience

  • OR a Master's Degree with three (3) years of applicable work experience

  • Possession of an active SCI or DoD Top Secret with an SSBI and counterintelligence polygraph examination

  • Experience with C++, Java, and/or Python programming languages

  • Proficiency with VMS and/or LINUX/UNIX operating systems

  • Experience supporting, maintaining, and documenting software applications

  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and communicate technical documentation/information, both written and orally, to a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Willingness to complete a two year overseas tour commitment

  • Willingness to complete a comprehensive physical and psychological examination and security/polygraph screening prior to beginning the assignment

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Software Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM with nine (9) years of applicable work experience

  • OR a Master's Degree with seven (7) years of applicable work experience

  • Possession of an active SCI or DoD Top Secret with an SSBI and counterintelligence polygraph examination

  • Experience with C++, Java, and/or Python programming languages

  • Proficiency with VMS and/or LINUX/UNIX operating systems

  • Experience supporting, maintaining, and documenting software applications

  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and communicate technical documentation/information, both written and orally, to a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Willingness to complete a two year overseas tour commitment

  • Willingness to complete a comprehensive physical and psychological examination and security/polygraph screening prior to beginning the assignment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possession of an active SCI or DoD Top Secret with an SSBI and counterintelligence polygraph examination completed within the last five (5) years

  • Software applications engineering experience on Atlantis, Rodeo, Rushmore, COAST, or associated development contracts

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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