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Software Engineer 1
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Northrop Grumman Corporation | Colorado Springs, CO
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Job Description

Northrop Grumman is seeking an entry level Software Engineer 1 to join our Mission Systems sector. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

We are seeking a recent college graduate, regardless of age, as a Software Engineer to work on maintenance, integration, and development of operationally deployed database driven web systems and special data processing systems. Participate in system design, debugging, develop code, update GUIs and integrate mods/enhancements into baseline. Interaction with users, customers, and other developers is expected. Candidate must be able to work effectively on a small team. 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.


Specific responsibilities may include:

- Participate in identifying, defining, delineating and tracking system requirements
- Participate in software design and development
- Participate in the integration and test of various software and hardware components to ensure compatibility and performance
- Participate in unit, component, sub-system and system test to confirm and demonstrate software performance and capability
- Provide operations and maintenance support
- Respond to quick turn special tasking
- Interface with Northrop Grumman and government customers to discuss project technical issues
- Gain practical experience in a disciplined, high performance engineering program
- Gain an appreciation for executing and managing a leading edge government contract to deliver a high quality product on time and within budget
- Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

- Must be a recent graduate or an active student pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics, with 0-1 years of work related experience
- Experience with modern software languages (Java, C/C , etc.)
- Must understand all phases of software development
- Must have knowledge in object-oriented software development methodologies
- Good communication skills - oral and written
- Organization skills to prioritize assigned work and meet deadlines
- Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve complex technical issues
- Must be a US citizen able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in any of the following areas is desired:

- Database administration or development (Oracle, SQL)
- Experience with VMWare and virtualization
- Experience with networking and system administration
- Strong background in math and physics, knowledge/experience in several of the following: GPU Programming, CUDA, Open CL, Java, MySQL, modeling and simulation, or parallel computing
- Familiarity with Linux and/or Unix based development

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 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).