Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 4 in Manhattan Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technologies protects. It's the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From systems and software engineering, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman's Space Park location offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of Southern California.

Our Space Park site in Redondo Beach provides space-enabled, secure communications capabilities in support of national objectives. We have exciting opportunities to work on cutting-edge space platforms, air platforms and defense and protective systems.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our diverse team, to help lead an agile software development team designing and building advanced, state of the art mission planning software for the B-2 Bomber. The B-2 MPE (Mission Planning Environment) is updating the mission planning system for the B-2 bomber from the UNIX AFMSS system to use the JMPS (Joint Mission Planning System) framework that runs on Windows. This project is creating the UPC (Unique Planning Component) for the specialized needs of the B-2 bomber. Lead a small team of software developers. Will also do some coding.

This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, CA. The candidate will have the opportunity to design, develop, document, test, and debug software written in various computer languages. Ensures software standards are met. Must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment, ability to interface with other groups within the project, well developed problem-solving skills, and ability to working within a dynamic environment. Works under general direction. Determines and develops technical solutions to complex problems independently.

The qualified candidate will possess the following skill:

  • Ability to solve problems with limited supervision


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years related experience; Master's in STEM discipline with 7 years related experience

  • Current DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Experience leading a team of developers

  • Experience with EVMS or planning a budget

  • Experience with Control Account Management (CAM) responsibilities

  • Experience leading RFP/Engineering Change Proposal(ECP)development

  • Hands-on system troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with agile software development

  • Mission Planning experience

  • JMPS experience

  • Current DoD Top Secret Clearance

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.