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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the AEW BMC2 programs located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

The E-2 program family is seeking a software engineer to support next generation E-2D programs. Responsibilities will include but not limited to;

Supporting full lifecycle design, implementation, and unit testing of software Develop SW products from all phases of SW life cycle. The Software Engineer will develop, modify and maintain customized or standardized applications using software engineering best practices and standards, and 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. The candidate will interact with management, external personnel and/or customers; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required. Working with various sub teams to integrate functionality with other IPTs; actively participate in code reviews and supporting full lifecycle design, implementation, and unit testing of software. Experience with Object Oriented languages (C++, etc) on a Linux platform is required. Familiarity with DOORS, Git, and Atlassian Tool Suite is a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a 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

  • Experience developing software / writing code in C/C++ or Ada

  • At minimum an active DoD Interim Secret or Secret level clearance is required to start with the ability to obtain a DoD full Secret level clearance with program access.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering

  • Experience in writing software for an aircraft platform.

  • Experience working with supplier side software

  • Experience managing multiple software baselines.

  • Experience in Software Test

  • Familiarity with Atlassian tool suite and tools like git and Confluence

  • Familiarity with Agile software development process


  • Eclipse or other integrated development environment (IDE)

  • Knowledge of Linux systems with basic commands

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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