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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Software in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the company's system architecture standards

  • Establishes and documents system parameters and formats

  • Ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities

  • Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies

  • Maintains more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.

  • Experience working in development teams and multiple technical work-streams

  • Develops Business Applications and Project Visibility components such as user interfaces, automated workflows, data repositories, charts and dashboards

  • Candidate should be highly motivated with a strong passion for problem solving and innovation and the ability to provide complex solutions with limited direction.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of software engineering experience OR a Master's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of software engineering experience

  • 3+ years of experience with design, development, and implementation of Java web applications and services, Micro Service and REST Architecture

  • 3+ years of experience with web front end development such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript (JQuery or Angular preferred

  • Active DoD secret security clearance with ability to get PAR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Science

  • Experience with design, development, and implementation of web applications and services, Micro Service and REST Architecture

  • Experience developing rich, web based user interfaces

  • JavaScript or equivalent programming skills (such as Coding was done in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and used the Bootstrap 3 framework) with experience building and managing enterprise grade systems software

  • Experience building high performance, high scalability, and high availability applications

  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to apply rapid prototyping techniques.

  • Knowledge and understand of industry best practices related to Web and JavaScript development

  • Experience and understanding of application security and secure coding

  • Experience using Git, Agile methodology, develops and site reliability engineering

  • Experience developing applications which integrate with SQL and/or NoSQL databases

  • Experience with .NET web development

  • Experience using Microsoft office products

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.

Job Category : Engineering