Sr Principal Software Dev Engineer (AHT)Kirtland Afb, NM

Requisition ID: R10161482

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top 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 is seeking a Chief Software Dev Engineer to work with the 705 Combat Training Squadron (CTS) Infrastructure, Development and Engineering (IDE) program to develop and maintain simulation software (SW) and hardware (HW) solutions, build, and maintain network infrastructure, design, and develop simulation SW applications, and evolve and conduct Live-Virtual-Constructive (LVC) Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) activities for the 705 CTS and Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).

In the context of the 705 CTS IDE, this position is responsible for the design and sustainment of the environment for High-Availability and Data Recovery. Create virtual machine templates, resource pools and assignment of shares. Assist with development of disaster recovery plans. Work with Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS), and Direct Attached Storage (DAS). Work with both VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization technologies and Windows Server architecture.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience with 9 years of related software development experience, 7 years with a Masters Degree and PHD and 4 years experience.

-AND- shall have the following relevant expertise:

  • Experience performing systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Experience with adaptive and hybrid development processes highly desired (sprint planning, scrum, etc.).

  • Comprehensive knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Deep knowledge of C++ required, Qt and Python required. - Experience with code revision repositories such as git, mercurial, or subversion.

  • Experience with full-stack web development - Broad experience with software system end-to-end development, testing, automation, and deployment.

  • Significant experience resolving complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design issues.

  • Experience providing technical leadership to a software team, providing strategic vision, guidance, and solutions. - Experience managing a software team, assigning tasks, tracking progress, and reports.

  • Experience delivering research, design, development, and maintenance of enterprise-wide systems and applications software that meets the product specifications and schedules. - Collaborates with system engineers on characteristics that affect software systems.

  • Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training manuals.

-AND- Within 3 months of hire, be able to achieve Information

Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II and shall maintain certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M continuing education program (CPE) through the Period of Performance of the contract.

-AND- Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

-Multi-platform development in Linux AND Windows experience preferred.

Top Secret security clearance with SCI and SAP/SAR eligibility highly desirable.

Salary Range: $114,900 - $172,300

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.