Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer TS SCI Polygraph -

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world’s most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it’s making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as an Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) environment based out of Aurora, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Design, develop and enhance web-based software solutions for global customers
  • Develop new automated solutions to support mission systems
  • Support installation and testing of new software baselines at multiple local and international sites
  • Maintain back-end database solutions designed to keep data in sync around the world
  • Improve overall functionality and efficiency of software tools
  • Help establish and modify standard software configuration control processes
  • This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


    This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer or Principal Software Engineer Basic Qualifications:
  • BQs for a Software Engineer are 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters; 4 Years with an Associates; or 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • BQs for a Principal Software Engineer are 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.; 7 Years with an Associates; or 9 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Active Top Secret (TS) security clearance
  • Active Sensitive compartmented information (SCI) access
  • Adjudicated CI Polygraph
  • Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to relay and receive information
  • Excellent liaison between local personnel and overseas workforce
  • Java/Java Server Faces (JSF) development expertise
  • Version control using git
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • C++, Perl and/or Python development experience
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Bitbucket, Jira, & Confluence)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, SQLite3, and Oracle databases
  • Development experience using AWS or other Cloud based solutions
  • Security+CE Certification
  • What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan Savings Plan Paid Time Off Education Assistance Training and Development Flexible Work Arrangements

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