Engineer Software

Requisition ID: R10011034

    Category: Engineering
    Location: Schriever AFB – CO, United States of America
    Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
    Clearance Type: SCI
    Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
    Shift: Days (United States of America)
    Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
    Positions Available: 1

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.

The NOALS team at Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Software Engineer based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.

The NOALS Software team writes new software and maintains software that is used for different needs on the program:

  • We maintain software used to remotely establish connections for status & control of ground equipment.
  • We also maintain software that handles scheduling of on-orbit contacts, and orbit calculations.
  • We write software that supports launch operations with trajectory calculations for the SpaceX and ULA vendors.
  • We provide customized telemetry software solutions for special program requirements.
  • We write new software that interfaces with a vendor switching architecture solution.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance and take a CI poly
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other STEM related degree with 2+ years of software development experience or 5 year’s in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with Agile software development using C++ and Java programming languages in a Microsoft Windows and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
  • Knowledge of object oriented design and how to apply it in software development.
  • An experienced self-starter who can work and problem solve independently with minimal guidance.
  • Experience using an IDE for Java software development and a debugger.
  • Experience with Atlassian toolset (Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye/Crucible).
  • Experience with Git distributed version control system.
  • Experience with Java build system (Ant/Maven/Gradle). Working knowledge of Windows and Red Hat Linux Operating Systems. Working knowledge of SQL databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI poly
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration
  • Experience with Spring/Spring Boot frameworks.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with VMware toolsets.

Salary Range: 74200 – 111400
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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.