Principal Engineer Software / Sr Principal Engineer SoftwareMorrisville, NC

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.

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 Space Systems seeks to fill a Principal Engineer Software /Senior Principal Engineer Software in the Payload and Ground Systems Division Engineering organization supporting Integrated National Systems (INS) Business Unit (BU) to support a Ground program. This position can be filled at our Morrisville, NC or Linthicum, MD offices .

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions

  • Ensures software standards are met

  • Maintain and improve the software CI/CD pipelines to enable fast, bug free delivery of critical business software to production

  • Set up and deploy Development, Test, and Build environments

  • Create and update Windows installers

  • Install, test, and verify software products

  • Maintain multiple baseline repositories

  • Provide support for the software build and installation

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer Software:

The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 years relevant experience with a Masters; 0 years relevant experience with a PhD.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Engineer Software :

The candidate must have a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with a Bachelors in Science; 7 years relevant experience with a Masters; or 4 years relevant experience with a PhD.

  • Must have Java 1.8+ experience.

  • TS/SCI Cleared and must be willing to sit for Poly.

  • Collaborative and able to work with geographically distant parties.

  • Developing in an automated CI/CD pipeline, unit testing, integration testing

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Front end experience and/or interest in using JavaScript frameworks, (Destiny)

  • Working in Agile environment

  • Developing using microservice architecture in a Cloud environment

  • Experience and/or interest in developing with AWS

  • Space/Space Missions Domain Knowledge

  • Experience with Rest & JMS

  • Data processing knowledge

  • Git, maven, helm, harbor

  • Experience with Robot Framework, Cucumber, or other similar Automated Test Frameworks

  • Proclivity for SW/Microservice Architecture and Design

Salary Range: $97,500 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $121,000 - $190,600

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