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Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer (Uncleared)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Boulder
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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. 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. Missile Defense Solutions (MDS) pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and strives for continual improvement. Our team is chartered with providing innovative technologies to develop, design, and produce optimized product lines while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. MDS is looking for new members to join our rapidly growing technical team as a Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer based out of Boulder, CO . This position includes:

  • Tool and software development using C/C++ in a spiral development framework.
  • Work with configuration management software, including ClearCase/ClearQuest.
  • Generation of applicable documentation as required.
  • Providing problem resolution and improvement recommendations.
  • Analyze and fix bugs to enhance usability, performance, and maintainability of system Basic Qualifications:
    • Level 3 : Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 5 years of related experience; 3 years of related experience with a Masters; or 0 years of related experience with a PhD
    • Level 4 : Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline and 9 years of related experience; 7 years of related experience with a Masters; 4 years of related experience with a PhD
    • Proficient in C/C++ and Python
    • Experience with object-oriented design patterns and modern data structures.
    • Experience working with legacy software and modernization efforts.
    • Experience with configuration management software including Git
    • Ability to acquire U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Physics, Math, or related field.
      • Basic skills in Matlab or Python and system modeling
      • Experience in tracking and prediction algorithms, simulation, validation, and algorithms
      • Software algorithm development experience for complex, mathematically intensive systems
      • Ground systems experience in mission processing, ground communications, and space operations
      • Experience in the numerical implementation of motion filters.
      • Familiarity with Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) sensors and simulations
      • Experience with real-time systems and low latency requirements
      • Experience with cloud, VM and containerization technologies
      • Experience with APL2, PERL, STK, or logging and parsing tools
      • Experience working in a Linux development environment.
      • Strong statistical background and skills
      • Experience with model-based engineering
      • Experience with Agile Development
      • Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite
      • Experience with Java and shell scripting software languages
      • Experience with technical leadership responsibilities Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 USD 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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Boulder , Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer (Uncleared), IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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