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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Principal Software Engineer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a GBSD Principal Software Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What you'll get to do:

  • Clear obstacles from the team, and protect the team from interruptions and distractions.

  • Address team dynamics, and ensure a good relationship between product owner and team.

  • Coaching the scrum team to adhere to the Agile principles and good DevSecOps practices.

  • Responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings.

  • Ensure responsiveness of applications.

  • Meet both technical and consumer needs.

  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages.

  • Collaborate with Systems and Quality Engineers to ensure software requirements are met

  • Perform software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous deliver in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices

  • Perform code quality management and corrects defects

  • Design and develop APIs.

  • Coordinate with HW/SW team to perform retests and regression tests once defects are corrected

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You'll bring these qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience with BS; 3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD

  • US Citizenship and an active DOD Secret clearance awarded within past 5 years; Program Access required to start

  • Experience with Java/C/C++ development and/or front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (Angular JS or React), HTML, and CSS

  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Experience in Scrum Team roles, either as a Scrum Master or Product Owner

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • DoD Top Secret clearance awarded within past 5 years

  • Strong experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Travis CI or Circle CI

  • Strong experience with deployment automation tools such as chef, puppet or ansible

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

  • Familiarity with distributed version control software (Git, Mercurial)

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming), Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe for Lean Enterprises

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.

Job Category : Engineering