Software EngineerNew Malden, GBR

Requisition ID: R10159611

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: New Malden, London, United Kingdom

  • Clearance Type: Security Check (SC)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

Define Possible at Northrop Grumman UK

At Northrop Grumman UK, our mission is to solve the most complex challenges by shaping the technology and solutions of tomorrow. We call it Defining Possible.

This mind-set goes beyond our customer solutions; it’s the foundation for your career development and the impact we have within the community. So, what’s your possible?


This is more than just a job; it’s a mission.

As a Software Engineer, you'll be working within an agile environment in our growing Software Development team with creative and ambitious Software Engineers. Reporting into the Multi-Domain Integration team, you’ll have the chance to work on Enterprise Java, C and C++, where your experience will cover a range of technologies to help provide multi-domain Command and Control (C2) solutions for our customers internationally. You’ll be at the forefront of developing systems which keep the UK and our allies safe.

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer – with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

“My aim is to build an engineering team that attracts the strongest candidates, and allows them to reach their full potential working on exciting engineering programmes in a trusted environment, with excellent job security and growth prospects.” -Dave Brunton – MDI Engineering Authority at Northrop Grumman UK


  • Work in Agile feature delivery teams to design, build, deliver and support critical customer systems using the latest techniques and technologies

  • Assist with the set up/design of a project's software and hardware development environment, and CI/CD pipeline

  • Take responsibility for ensuring work packages are completed on schedule and within budget

  • Build up technical knowledge of company’s existing products and any new product and project developments

  • Be pro-active in keeping products up to date with evolving technologies


We can offer you a range of flexible and hybrid working options to suit you, including optional compressed working schedule with every other Friday off. Our benefits including private health care, career development opportunities and performance bonuses. For a comprehensive list of benefits, speak to our recruitment team.

We are looking for:

  • Proven experience in design, development, test and integration of quality software

  • Experience in object-orientated software design and programming using Enterprise Java, C and C++ Understanding of Service-Oriented and Web-Oriented Architectures

  • Fluency in software configuration management, such as Git/BitBucket

  • Keenness to learn a broad range of technologies in native environments and on the Java stack

  • Experience of developing Geospatial and mapping applications would be beneficial

  • As will having UX design or UI design skills, particularly in respect of desktop applications

Security clearance:

You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government security clearance in line with the job role (SC). Our requirement team is on hand to answer any questions and we will guide you through the process: .

Why join us?

  • Be part of our global team of 100,000 colleagues – The possibilities for your future career are only limited by your drive. Whether you’re looking for a hands-on internship or your next leadership position, we have career opportunities across the world. Northrop Grumman continues to expand and broaden our presence in global markets and strengthen our partnerships with local industry.

  • A mission to believe in Every day we contribute to building a more secure and connected world, expanding our reach from land, sea, and air to space and cyberspace. From engineering data and intelligence solutions, to developing maritime navigation and control systems and innovating command and control systems for the UK and NATO, what we do together matters.

  • A place to belong and thrive Every voice matters at our table meaning you can bring your authentic self to work. From our Employee Resource Groups backed by thousands of employees, to sponsoring Cheltenham Pride and our partnerships with Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers, Forces Transition Group, Mind, and Women in Defence – we are passionate about growing and supporting our inclusive community where everyone can belong.

  • Your career, your way - Shape your career journey with diverse roles, mentorship, and development opportunities that fuel your curiosity, channel your expertise and nurture your passion. Looking for flexibility? Balance your professional career with your personal life, health and wellbeing benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development. Speak to our team to find the balance that’s right for you.

Ready to apply?

Yes – Submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by our team and we will be in touch.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more about this role – Reach out to our team for more information and support: .

No, I don’t think this role is right for me – Our extensive UK growth means we have exciting, new opportunities opening all the time. Speak to our team to discuss your career goals

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.