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Northrop Grumman GBSD LGC Sr Principal SW Engineer Agile Scrum Master in Huntsville, Alabama

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 Space Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Software Engineer. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What you will get to do, specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

•Clearing obstacles from the team, and protecting the team from interruptions and distractions.

•Addressing team dynamics, and ensuring a good relationship between product owner and team.

•Coaching the scrum team to adhere to the Agile principles and good DevSecOps practices.

•Responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings.

•Ensuring responsiveness of applications.

•Seeing through a project from conception to finished product.

•Meeting both technical and consumer needs.

•Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages.

•Strong organizational and project management skills.

•Collaborates with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met

•Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous deliver in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices

•Performs code quality management and corrects defects

•Designing and developing APIs.

•Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected

•Candidate should have strong experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI.

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

•Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


•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.



Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant experience; or 7 Years with Masters; or 4 Years with PhD

•US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years)

•A Servant-Leader mindset to remove impediments from the Scrum team

•Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

•Strong experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI

•Strong experience with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible

•Experience with Java/C/C++ development and/or front-end web development including

•JavaScript Frameworks (Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS

•Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

•Familiarity with distributed version control software (Git, Mercurial)

•Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

•Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe for Lean Enterprises

•Experience in Scrum Team roles, either as a Scrum Master or Product Owner

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