Sentinel Principal / Sr. Principal Cyber Software Engineer – 13024Huntsville, AL

Requisition ID: R10163135

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America | Bellevue, Nebraska, United States of America | Roy, Utah, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Principal / Sr. Principal Cyber Software Engineer – 13024 . This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama, Roy, Utah, Colorado Springs, Colorado or Vandenberg SFB, California and will support the Sentinel program.

This Cyber Software Engineer will support multiple software scrum teams by analyzing software to ensure it is free from weaknesses and vulnerabilities, either intentionally designed into the software or accidentally inserted at any time during its life cycle, and that the software functions as intended by the purchaser or user. Additionally, this engineer will work with development teams to aggregate Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) related to software security and supply chain risk. This is a technical role that requires software engineering experience.

Position Benefits:

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

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • 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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal Cyber Software Engineer: 05 Years with Bachelor’s in related field of study, 03 Years with Masters, 00 Years with PhD or 04 additional years in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance - a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • US Citizenship with Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • 2+ years’ experience software development (e.g., C, C++, JavaScript, Typescript, Python, C#)

  • DoD 8570 IAT II or Higher (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE) within 6 months of hire

  • Sr. Principal Cyber Software Engineer: 09 Years with Bachelor’s in related field of study, 07 Years with Masters, 04 Years with PhD or 04 additional years in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance - a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • US Citizenship with Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • 4+ years’ experience software development (e.g., C, C++, JavaScript, Typescript, Python, C#)

  • 2+ years’ experience adjudicating/fixing static analysis and linter issues.

  • DoD 8570 IAT II or Higher (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE) within 6 months of hire

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Familiar with MITRE Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) and Common Vulnerability Enumeration (CVE).

  • Familiar with software quality and security analysis using SAST, DAST, and composition analysis.

  • Familiar with DoD Instruction 5000.02 (2020), NIST SP 800-218 SSDF, and EO 14028 (2021).

  • Familiar with Source code management (git, bitbucket, Gitlab).

  • Familiar with compilers and ILRs.

  • Current ISC2 CSSLP holder.

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Salary Range: $101,900 - $169,000

Salary Range 2: $126,400 - $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.