Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Software in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

You will be joining an agile software development team designing and building advanced, state-of-the-art, manned and unmanned aircraft mission planning software. Apply engineering principles and object-oriented software design, coding, integration and test methodology in an agile software development environment. Participate in all phases of software development from use case and requirements development through design, code and unit test to integration and test.

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of software engineering experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of software engineering experience

  • Experience developing enterprise solutions in Java

  • Experience in one or more of the following is required: object oriented programming, design patterns, middleware technologies (e.g., DDS, ActiveMQ), application servers (e.g., GlassFish, WebLogic, JBoss, etc), data grid technologies.

  • Experience required with integrating software from third party sources

  • Familiar with Agile software development practices

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with ability to obtain special program access by start date

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of software engineering experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of software engineering experience

  • Experience developing enterprise solutions in Java

  • Experience in one or more of the following is required: object oriented programming, design patterns, middleware technologies (e.g., DDS, ActiveMQ), application servers (e.g., GlassFish, WebLogic, JBoss, etc), data grid technologies.

  • Experience required with integrating software from third party sources

  • Familiar with Agile software development practices

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with ability to obtain special program access by start date

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with NASA World Wind, JavaFX, JMS and SOAP.

  • Experience with Mission Planning and/or Command and Control (C2).

  • Experience with UI development using HTML, Spring Web Flow, JSF, and RichFaces

  • Experience desired in, Hibernate, Spring, continuous integration, EJBs, or JAXB, and/or data transfer technologies (e.g., UDT, FFT, etc).

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • 9/80 Schedule

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.