Engineer Systems - 900-1

Northrop Grumman Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 3 months ago


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

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 Engineer Systems. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL and will support the GBSD program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you'll get to do:

  • Designs, develops, integrates and tests displays, controls and software functionality for use in high fidelity model based system including a combination of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and original SW to provide system functionality.

  • Develops and maintains databases to monitor and analyze system performance

  • Collaborates with System, Test 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 test once defects are corrected

  • Knowledge of deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or Ansible

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

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

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

  • Familiarity with distributed version control software (Git, Mercurial)

  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework

  • SAFe for Lean Enterprises.

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:

  • 2 years of experience with a BS - Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM ; 0 years with a Masters.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 5 years.

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and non-technical personnel

  • Ability to understand and interpret requirements

  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Experience developing testing criteria to satisfy requirements

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework

  • SAFe for Lean Enterprises

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Exposure to all parts of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle

  • Experience in Linux environment

  • Experience writing automated tests

  • Experience in Agile team environment

  • Experience with shell and/or python scripting

  • Quick learner and self-starter

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Security+ certification

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)

  • Experience with Dockerization and Continer Management (Dockers and Kubernetes)

  • Exposure to all parts of the Software Engineering Lifecycle

Salary Range: $74,900.00 - $112,300.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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