Northrop Grumman is looking for a Principal Software Engineer “ X-Lab Java Developer #DeveloperJobs #EngineerJobs #SoftwareEngineerJobs
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time Description 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 worlds 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. Northrop Grumman Space Systems “ Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer “ X-Lab Java Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO. Position Overview: The X-Lab is a fast-paced and dynamic environment. X-Lab performs early integration and experimentation with developmental capabilities. This position is for a Mid- Level Software Engineer on the C2BMC X-Lab program supporting the development of future missile defense capabilities. The candidate will primarily be responsible for software development using Java. This position is full time on site at the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) at Schriever SFB and is not a remote work position. A small amount of travel may be required. Occasional off-hours work may be required. Essential Functions: Interact with other people using good verbal and written communication skills Provide in-depth analysis and technical support of a large, distributed system written in Java Perform complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, integration, and user-support for a large code baseline Follow specifications in order to develop or modify functionality within the code Assist with design, benchmark testing, debugging and documentation Interface with other system support groups to resolve problems, set standards and improve overall efficiency of the system Design, code, test and implement tools for automation Basic Qualifications: Bachelors 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 and 3 years of related experience, or a PhD and 0 years of related experience, or 9 years related experience in lieu of a degree. Java experience Strong knowledge of software practices and coding standards Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to review performance issues, identify root cause, recommend and develop a solution Experience developing software for Unix/Linux and Windows platforms Good working knowledge of MS Office products Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business needs Applicants must have a current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD issued Secret security clearance which is required to start Preferred Qualifications: Ability to be cleared at TS/SCI level Experience working as part of an Agile team Familiarity with Java Spring Familiarity with containerization tools such as Docker/Kubernetes Knowledge of server side development and message passing Experience developing enterprise applications Use of common software development and management tools such as git, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, Maven or Gradle and Eclipse Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases and UML diagrams Security+ or equivalent Salary Range: $95,100.00 – $142,700.00 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 . Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. 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