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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Engineer Software 1 - Entry Level
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Job Description

We're a team of new graduates and experienced professionals, collaborating to achieve our goals. On the Mission Systems Sector team you'll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is seeking entry level Software Engineers. This position will be located at our Mission Systems Sector in Aurora, CO.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Exploitation Operating Unit or the Advanced Programs Operating Unit within the Command, Control & Exploitation Business Unit of our Mission Systems Sector. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other developers. This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Design analysis, problem solving/trouble shooting, determine and implement solutions to a variety of challenging software engineering solutions in a timely manner
* Frequent use and application of software engineering standards and techniques, including Object Oriented Design and development techniques, in all aspects of the development life-cycle
* Frequent, direct interaction and collaboration with peers and occasional customer interaction
* Work as a member of a small highly skilled team in a dynamic environment
* Work on technical problems and to provide innovative solutions
* Work under general supervision, and take ownership of assigned tasks independently determine the approach to develop solutions and push to closure on scheduled milestones


Basic Qualifications

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

* A Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technical, Electrical, or Math discipline with 0-2 years of work related experience
* U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite
* Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance in order to start
* Knowledge of developing, coding, testing and debugging software applications
* Knowledge in utilizing at least of one of the following: C/C , Python, and/ or Java

Preferred Qualifications:

* Active TS/SCI clearance
* Ability to multi-task and adapt to change
* Possess strong organizational and communication skills
* Previous experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)
* Good presentation and writing/communication skills
* Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).