Northrop Grumman (DoD Skillbridge) Engineer Software/Principal Engineer Software (Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance REQUIRED)

Northrop Grumman

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Aurora, CO

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    Position summary

    ies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

    The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 . NG-MIP is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

    Responsibilities for this internship position are:

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

    Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

    Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

    Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

    DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

    • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

    • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

    • Will receive an honorable discharge

    • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

    • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

    • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

    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, and 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 looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer/ Principal Software Engineer based out of Aurora, CO.

    What You'll get to Do: We are looking for a Software Engineer familiar with Java and/or Python who wants to work on an agile development team using modern development practices. You will be working on mainly new development for a micro-service event-driven architecture using Docker Containers, Kubernetes, Helm charts, and AWS services. You will also be required to perform maintenance and sustainment engineering for existing baselines which may require programming in C++/C.

    Our small agile Scrum team is highly energized and has a significant software effort on a growing program with a large program impact. If this is your type of environment and you love fast-paced software development, please consider joining our team.

    This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real-world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems. Plenty of opportunities for career advancement into leadership positions.

    This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer/ Principal Software Engineer level.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • For an Engineer Software: Bachelor's degree in Science with 2 + years of software development experience; 0 years with a Master's. An additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
    • For a Principal Engineer Software: Bachelor's degree in Science with 5 + years of software development experience; 3 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
    • Experience with Agile software development using Java, Python and/or C++ software development in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment
    • Knowledge of object-oriented design and software lifecycles
    • Experience with version control software
    • Candidate must have a current Top Secret/SCI security clearance to start
    • Candidate must be able to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with supporting operational systems
    • Experience with supporting distributed systems
    • Experience with working in Virtualized Environments (VMs, AWS Cloud Instances)
    • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
    • Experience working with AWS Services
    • Experience with Dockerization and Container Management (Dockers and Kubernetes)
    • Previous exposure to working with ground systems (scheduling, tasking, antennas, working with hardware interfaces)
    • Current Top Secret/SCI security clearance
    • Current Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly) completed within the last 5 years

    Salary Range: $81,000 - $121,600
    Salary Range 2: $99,800 - $149,800

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

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.