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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Software in Boulder, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for a Principle Software Engineer to support ourMissle Defense Solutionsoperationsat our Boulder, Colorado facilities

Job Duties:

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.

  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

  • Ensures software standards are met.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related Engineering/Science degree; 5 years of related experience

  • Experience with Java or C/C++ software language, development tools, and integrated development environments (IDEs)

  • SW algorithm development experience for complex, mathematically intensive systems

  • DoD Secret clearance that is or has been active within the last two years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD TS/SCI clearance

  • Ability to travel on occasion to Northrop Grumman and customer locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile development

  • Ground systems experience in mission processing, ground communications, and space operations

  • Experience in the numerical implementation of motion filters.

  • Familiarity with Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) sensors and simulations

  • Linux experience

  • Experience with model-based engineering

  • Knowledge of STK or MATLAB

  • Some MySQL and Database knowledge desired

  • DoD TS/SCI clearance that is or has been active within the last two years

Salary Minimum for Colorado location: $101,200

Salary Maximum for Colorado location: $151,800

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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.

Job Category : Engineering