Principal/ Sr. Principal Cyber Software EngineerHuntsville, AL

Requisition ID: R10160318

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills and 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 Mission Systems is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Cyber Software Engineer to join our Cyber Secure Processing for Resilient and Survivable Systems (CyPRSS) team located in Huntsville, AL. As a Cyber Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll Get to Do:

In this role, the Cyber Software Engineer develops software products to meet cyber requirements or provide cyber capabilities targeted for current and future potential programs. You will also be responsible for integrating these products into deployed systems for our customers and ensuring the products meet customer expectations through bug fixes and capability extensions.

Be part of our Agile development team using modern development practices in a DevOps environment. Develop products mainly using C++, with some opportunities to leverlage Java and/or Python programming. You’ll utilize the Atlassian product suite, including Jira and Confluence. Our small but highly energized Agile Scrum team has a significant development effort with a large impact. Please consider joining us and thrive within our fast-paced software development team! We pride ourselves in our experience and highly supportive environment.

This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems. We are seeking someone who is proactive and works effectively autonomously in an environment with close customer engagement and high visibility.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Cyber Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; 3 years of related experience with a Master’s degree; 0 years of related experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Experience developing software in C++; Experience with languages such as Java and Python a plus

  • Experience in object-oriented design and development

  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance

Senior Principal Cyber Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 9 years of related experience; 7 years of related experience with a Master’s degree; 4 years of related experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Experience developing software in C++; Experience with languages such as Java and Python a plus

  • Experience in object-oriented design and development

  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cyber certification such as a Security+ or CISSP

  • Current Secret or higher Security Clearance

  • Software Assurance experience

  • Experience managing and directing efforts following an Agile and DevSecOps process model

  • Expertise with containerized software systems in accordance with DoD DevSecOps Reference Design

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), negotiation, coordination, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven collaboration with program managers and customer representatives to meet program objectives

  • Ability to calmly negotiate challenging program requirements, strategies, and conflicting constraints among a large and diverse group of program stakeholders

  • Expertise with Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) and related tools such as DOORS and Cameo

  • Knowledge of Cyber Security Engineering practices, network technologies, DoD system development life cycles and methodologies, and insight into information technology infrastructure management/monitoring and applications

  • Proven success analyzing, estimating, and implementing solutions to complex problems spanning multiple engineering disciplines

Salary Range: $112,600 - $169,000

Salary Range 2: $139,700 - $209,500

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.