Engineer Software - Java Development Job at Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA

  • Northrop Grumman
  • San Diego, CA

Job Description

Requisition ID: R10161951

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

If you want to put your talent, experience, and passions to use and be part of something greater, you are in the right place.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an experienced Principal Engineer Software - Java to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA or Oklahoma City, OK.

Join our team to work in an embedded technology environment to develop software working with real time operating systems for use in flight and mission critical systems. We build complex aircraft systems using the latest technologies including simulation, cloud computing, DevSecOps, and cyber that can rapidly evolve to deliver enhanced capabilities for fielded systems, modernizing in partnership with our customers to meet their most complex missions. Bring your innovative ideas and ingenuity, to help us define possible and have some fun along the way.


In this role you will develop Java applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with a team of developers and integrators focused on delivering software products as part of an IFC.
  • Participate in the software development cycle including design, implementation and delivery of build/test/release.
  • Work with object oriented programming, design patterns, JMS, Web Services, XML and related technologies (i.e., XPath, XSLT, XSD)
  • Develop enterprise solutions for Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) in a SOA environment
  • Work in a process-oriented software development environment across the software lifecycle
  • Collaborate with team members on a regular basis.

You will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative team settings across all levels. You must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.


The individual we seek will be self-motivated, proactive, goal-oriented to help us grow our services, become even better at what we do and will possess the following qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 2 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master’s degree in STEM with 0 years of related engineering experience
  • Experience with the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with at least one of the following programming or scripting languages: Java, Python, Go, C++, C#, PowerShell, VBScript, Bash, KornShell
  • Experience with Agile software development, object-oriented programming, software integration and testing
  • Experience with at least one of the following Cloud technologies and service providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft (MS) Azure, Google Cloud
  • Active Top Secret DoD Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing enterprise solutions for Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) in a cloud-based environment
  • Experience with Java microservices, Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications, threading, intermediate object-oriented programming, design patterns, Data Distribution Service (DDS) messaging, web technologies, Unified Modeling Language (UML), database essentials and SQL/NoSQL
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Thrive with Us

At Northrop Grumman we are invested in the growth and well-being off all our employees. We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment.

Our Total Rewards Program offers a comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

We have a new Academy which is a onboarding and professional development / employee engagement tool we’ve designed to support employees and their teams. A newsletter is sent out each month to keep the division apprised of upcoming events. There are three areas of focus: Mission Education, Leadership Excellence , and Program Orientation.

We have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! 

If you are ready to join us in defining possible, apply now.

Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800
Salary Range 2: $71,400 - $107,000
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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