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Principal Software Engineer - Eagle-3/NGP STC

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 19025024

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.


The selected candidate will aid in the backend development of the System Test Controller (STC) software used on Eagle-3/NGP.  The candidate should have experience with backend development technologies, including RHEL Linux, Java, JavaScript, Spring or JavaFX, JSON, Python, IDE (e.g Eclipse or Java Frameworks experience), freeware COTS integration (e.g. OpenJDK, Jupyter, PostgreSQL), C/C , bash scripting and relational database experience. 


Candidate to be a self-starter, thrive on challenges and provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems, where solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. Candidate should be able to independently determine and develop approach to solutions.


Basic Qualifications:  

  • STEM Bachelor's Degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) from an accredited institution, plus 5 years professional experience in software engineering, or 3 years with a STEM Master's Degree, or 0 years with a STEM PhD

  • Experience using JavaScript, Spring or JavaFX, JSON, Python, and bash scripting

  • Experience with freeware COTS integration (e.g. OpenJDK, Jupyter, PostgreSQL)

  • Software development experience using C/C , Java, RHEL Linux, and IDEs (e.g Eclipse or Java Frameworks experience)

  • Relational database experience

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with System Test Controller software (STC) such as DSATS or other equivalent system test controller software

  • Experience with server hardware, networking and system administration

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.