Staff Software Architect - C2BMC Huntsville, AL

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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Staff Software Architect to join our C2BMC team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL.

Position Overview:

The selected Staff Software Architect will provide support for the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program. The selected candidate will fill a leadership role as the Software Architect for the Battle Management/Sensor Resource Management (BM/SRM) team.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate all SRM integration activities

  • Lead all BM/SRM automation efforts

  • Meet with and demonstrate product to leadership

  • Direct and mentor team of junior staff members

  • Be available to answer stakeholder inquiries

  • Directly assist BM/SRM Product Owner

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

BQs for a Staff Software Architect :

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 14 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 12 years of related experience, or 9 years of experience with a PhD.

  • 14 years of increasingly responsible roles in the development and integration of large complex DoD software systems

  • Ability to work independently in Java, C++ and Fortran

  • Experience with Eclipse, Jenkins and Git

  • Problem solving skills and ability to root cause System Test problems

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment

  • Experience in the missile defense, strategic or tactical systems domain

  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business needs.

  • Applicants must have a current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance which is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience converting a large application to container based services

  • Experience with Automated Testing and software/documentation pipelines

  • Focused experience in sensor resource management

  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Top Secret security clearance.

Salary Range: $146,300 - $219,500

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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