Principal/Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Agile Lead

Agile, Automated, C++, Development, Jenkins, Project, Python, Scrum, Security, Software Engineer, Testing
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.




The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!




Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Agile Execution Lead based out of Redondo Beach, CA.



What You'll get to Do:




The AMP SW IPT is looking for an Agile execution lead. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead various teams through the transition to agile development methodologies. These teams design, develop, document, test, and debug software written in C++. The candidate will ensure that the developed software is effective and takes into consideration performance and security implications. We cover a wide variety of DevOps technologies including Atlassian suite of tools (Bamboo, Jira, Bitbucket), Fortify, Ansible, and many more. Must have the ability to work effectively within a team
environment, ability to interface with other groups within the project including distributed teams, well-developed problem solving skills, and ability to work within a dynamic environment. Works under general direction. Determines and develops technical solutions to complex problems independently.




This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below


This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.



Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Engineer are:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years related experience; Master's with 3 years related experience, 0 Years with a PhD, or 9 years in lieu of degree
  • Proficiency in C++ and Python
  • Must have extensive experience in Agile software development processes
  • Experience with DevOps, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date
  • Previous experience as an Agile execution lead/ Scrum Master


Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Software Engineer are:
  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years related experience; Master's with 7 years related experience, 4 Years with a PhD, or 13 years in lieu of degree
  • Proficiency in C++ and Python
  • Must have extensive experience in Agile software development processes
  • Experience with DevOps, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date
  • Previous experience as an Agile execution lead/ Scrum Master


Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience as an Agile execution lead is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to implement process improvements, streamline activities, and develop efficiencies
  • Previous in depth domain knowledge of program software design and code preferred
  • Proficiency with DevOps technologies including Jenkins, Fortify, Ansible, Atlassian suite
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Preferred that they have worked a Waterfall to Agile transition.



  • Preferred experience with DevOps, continuous integration, and automated testing (DevOps and Agile are not equivalent and many folks do not see DevOps as containing Agile).



  • Experience with multi-Scrum environment Scrum of Scrum team working toward an integrated capability/ solution



  • Scrum Master Certified




What We Can Offer You:




Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:




Health Plan


Savings Plan


Paid Time Off


Education Assistance


Training and Development


Flexible Work Arrangements



https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx



Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.



Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.



Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19026610
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