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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Joint STARS program located in Melbourne, Florida. This position will maintain and develop an application software interface with the Linux operating system, scripting operating system configuration changes and automating deployment of a configured Linux system.

Essential Functions:

  • Integration, troubleshooting and testing of implemented software changes

  • Take ownership of an ambiguous hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment.

  • Understand the software development life cycle and have an in-depth knowledge of automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets.

  • Participate in the full life-cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance.

  • Apply technical expertise in solving complex integrations problems.

  • Interact with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers.

Contingency : Position requires at minimum a DoD Interim Secret Clearance to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain a full Secret Clearance within a reasonable amount of time. However, candidates without a clearance may apply.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Experience developing software / writing code in C/C++, Java, or other OOP languages

  • Position requires at minimum a DoD Interim Secret Clearance to start, with the ability to obtain and maintain a full Secret Clearance within a reasonable amount of time. However, candidates without a clearance may apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD secret/interim secret clearance

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to write scripts in Bash or similar

  • Experience integrating applications with the Linux operating system

  • Experience configuring Linux operating system and networking

  • Experience with HMI, especially OpenGL or Motif/UIL

  • Experience integrating hardware software solutions, and providing software support in a large scale lab environment

  • Experience in developing and maintaining FORTRAN

  • Knowledge of mathematics and/or physics relating to radar processing, navigation, or tracking

  • Experience with software source control and software build processes

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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