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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Software Engineer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Software Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interface with requirements and deriving design from requirements in a model based systems engineering environment.

  • Derive and allocate requirements into detailed design.

  • Designs, develops and tests displays, controls and functionality.

  • Designs, develops and tests simulation software for use in high fidelity simulation based training systems; training systems may include a combination of console and weapon system simulations, virtual reality, and augmented reality.

  • Design and develop artificial intelligence algorithms to tutor, assess and evaluate learner knowledge.

  • Develops and maintains databases to monitor and analyze learner and system performance.

  • Collaborates with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met.

  • Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices.

  • Performs code quality management and corrects defects.

  • Coordinates with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected.

The successful candidate should have previous practical experience bridging requirements into software design and implementation including active work in DOORs and architecture models through detailed design documentation and into code.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience; or 3 Years with Masters; or 0 Years with PhD.

  • Active Secret Clearance with a re-investigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery

  • Experience with Java/C/C++ or front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Proficiency in Unified Modeling Language (UML)

  • Experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI

  • Experience with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible.

  • Proficiency in CAMEO for modeling

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