Principal - Sr. Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID: 21011926

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Huntsville

  • AL, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 4

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

  • Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer / Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL.Position Overview:The selected Principal / Sr. Principal Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing software updates that best meet changing customer needs on a Missile Defense System (MDS) Engineering Program.Essential Functions:
  • Support advanced portions of the lifecycle of software development to include requirements definition, integration, and deployment.

  • Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results with limited oversight and direction.

  • Apply "systems thinking" to ensure developed products are scalable, maintainable, and meet end-user needs.

  • Communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representatives.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.Basic Qualifications:
This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Software Engineer or a Sr. Principal Software Engineer level.BQs for a Principal Software Engineer are:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related experience, or 0 years of experience with a PhD, or 9 years of related Software Engineering experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as C, C++, or Java.

  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance is required to start.

BQs for a Sr. Principal Software Engineer are:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 9 years of related experience, or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 7 years of related experience, or 4 years of experience with a PhD, or 13 years of related Software Engineering experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as C, C++, or Java.

  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering or related field.

  • Experience with international sensors and fire control systems.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with technical teams and customer personnel.

  • Proven communications skills with armed services & government customer.

  • Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions based on limited direction and definition.

  • Development utilizing a Linux based development environment.

  • Knowledge of various scripting languages and tools: Python, MATLAB, etc.

  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices.

  • Experience with Missile Defense Systems and Sense & Warn based systems.

  • Experience working on CMMI Level 3+ programs.

  • Security + Certification

  • A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Top Secret security clearance.

Salary Range: 92000 - 138000

Salary Range 2: 114080 - 171120

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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