Cleared Software Engineers - Levels 2 and 3

Northrop Grumman Corporation

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United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB No relocation assistance available Top Secret


This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman. 


Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced and cleared Software Engineers to join our team of skilled, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site in a government customer facility at Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO. This position will require the ability to effectively work alongside systems engineers, testers, and operations specialists throughout the full lifecycle development.

For this pipeline position, the responsibilities include:

  • Responsibilities include all aspects of the development life-cycle including requirements analysis, design, coding, testing, integration and validation, with strong software troubleshooting ability.
  • Candidate must be able to analyze GFI algorithms and applications, and design software components/interfaces to create an integrated suite of applications.
  • Must be able to lead a small team through design, development and integration while performing technical duties as well.
  • Must work well in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Additional duties include providing inputs to tasking, schedules, and estimates for new work.

** This position may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. **


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Software Engineer 2's- Bachelor's degree in STEM related field and 2 years of experience
  • Software Engineer 3's- Bachelor's degree in STEM related field and 5 years of experience
  • Hands-on design and programming experience with an emphasis on Java or C#
  • Understanding and experience with SQL and ODBC/JDBC
  • Extensive understanding and experience with Restful Web Services and Net-centric technologies
  • Extensive software trouble-shooting skills
  • Hands-on experience writing software unit tests
  • Experience with cross-platform software applications, networking principles and integrating disparate systems
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development lifecycle and processes
  • Understanding and experience of Agile methodologies
  • Hands on experience with software development lifecycle tools is essential (JIRA, Bitbucket, SBM)
  • Knowledge of Dimensions RM or other requirements management tool
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance
  • ** Active Top Secret clearance required **

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Oracle database management and/or Postgress databases
  • Familiarity with Java EE and related technologies
  • Experience with Redhat JBoss, EAP/BRMS
  • Experience with Java Messaging Services (JMS)
  • Knowledge of the Air Force Satellite Control Network and satellite operations
  • Good communication, writing, presentation and organization skills
  • Active Security+ Certification
  • Ability to work effectively in a challenging, small team environment

Experience in the following areas is an asset:

  • Familiarity with inter-process communication protocols (CORBA, JavaBeans, RPC, WebLogic Message Queue)

Familiarity with Kratos ISI EPOCH Integrated Product Suite (IPS)
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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. 

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