Principal Software Engineer / Sr. Principal Software Engineer (Development Focused)Stafford, VA

Requisition ID: R10161704

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Stafford, Virginia, United States of America | Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Polygraph

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Job Description

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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 Space Systems sector is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join the Payload and Ground Systems Division. Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come.

What You Will Do:

· Perform website programming in Visual Basic and write T-SQL queries.

· Perform System or Database Administration for the following:

o Windows Server configurations and version upgrades

o COTS upgrades

o Domain Controllers

o Microsoft IIS

o Microsoft SQL Server

o Microsoft Team Foundation Server

* This role will require travel to Bolling AFB.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer: Bachelor's + 5 years of exp: Master's + 3 years of exp; PhD + 0 years of exp; 9yrs of exp in lieu of a degree

Sr Principal Engineer: Bachelor's + 9 years of exp; Master's + 7 years of exp; PhD + 4 years of exp; 14yrs exp in lieu of a degree

TS/SCI clearance with active Poly REQUIRED.

Must be able to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly)

Must be able to obtain Security+ certification

Experience with Microsoft SQL Server

Software Development/Code Maintenance in support of a Microsoft IIS-hosted website with a Microsoft SQL Server database back-end: TSQL query development.

Preferred Qualifications:

TS/SCI with active CI poly

Security+ certification is preferred.

Visual Basic / .Net Programming

Experience with Visual Basic is a plus.

Windows Server configurations and version upgrades

COTS upgrades - Domain Controllers

Microsoft IIS

Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Amazon Web Services (AWS) - support migration to AWS managed services

Salary Range Principal Engineer: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range Sr. Principal Engineer: $133,000 - $199,600

6% Shift Differential available for all core hours after 2pm.

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.

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.