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Principal Software Engineer / Sr Principle Software Engineer

Location Dahlgren, United States
Posted 10-October-2020
Description
Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSS) is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to support our space programs. The candidate will be a member of the Engineering-Eastern Region homeroom. Our Engineering team provides the skills and innovative technologies to design, develop, produce and sustain program and product lines across the space and ground systems domain while delivering a decisive advantage to our customers missions. This position will be located in Dahlgren, VA.

The engineer will support the contract work which provide sustainment services for current and future ground-based Space Situational Awareness (SSA) sensors, SSA Command and Control (C2) systems, and Space Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) capabilities. The work in Dahlgren specifically support the SSA C2 and Space BMC2 systems known as the Distributed Space Command and Control system - Dahlgren (DSC2-D). DSC2-D includes several tools and systems that are geographically separated from DSC2-D and are also within the scope of responsibility that as an engineer who will work to develop and modernize existing systems.

Contribute to leading software integration efforts of Command and Control data exchange and processing systems
Assist team of administrators and developers with integration of tenants into an existing VMWare based architecture
Participate overall system evaluation efforts, code reviews, collaborate on requirements, design documentation and test plans as a part of the overall software design and development process
Assist with identifying, developing and implementing solutions for software related technical issues that could impact costs, schedule, or performance
Review and analyze code scan results, and provide way- ahead mitigation recommendations in support of software assurance efforts
Interface with other software developers and testers during integration and new version releases
Work closely with customer during S/W implementation and troubleshoot during integration activities
Support critical operations during standard and when necessary, non-standard working hours

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications Principle Software Engineer:

Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI
Requires 5+ yrs w/BS or 3+yrs w/Masters
Information must be specific and include all required skills and experience necessary on the first day of work in this role. Include education requirements, clearance information, certifications and/or systems experience that is/are needed. Must be Objective, Non-Comparable, and Relevant to the role.
Experience with C++ and/or Fortran
Experience administering Linux, Linux scripting and Windows systems
Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall SW development methodologies
Working knowledge of converged infrastructure and related technologies such as VMware, Networking, and Storage solutions
Knowledge of network architectures and protocols
Ability to travel 10%

Basic Qualifications SR. Principle Software Engineer:

Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI
Requires 9+ yrs wBS or 7+ yrs wMasters or 4+ yrs wPhD
Information must be specific and include all required skills and experience necessary on the first day of work in this role. Include education requirements, clearance information, certifications and/or systems experience that is/are needed. Must be Objective, Non-Comparable, and Relevant to the role.
Experience with C++ and/or Fortran
Experience administering Linux, Linux scripting and Windows systems
Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall SW development methodologies
Working knowledge of converged infrastructure and related technologies such as VMware, Networking, and Storage solutions
Knowledge of network architectures and protocols
Ability to travel 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Astrodynamics Application and Algorithm Programming
Knowledgeable in DoD Cyber Security
Utilize a variety of software languages (e.g., C, container application development, microservices, and Kubernetes ) on Windows, Linux, mobile platforms, and embedded real time operating systems
Meticulous organization of open software tasks
Strong written and verbal skills

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

 
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