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Software Development Environment (SDE) Team Member (20-122)

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs, CO 80932
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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 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 Space Sector (NGSP) is looking for you to join our C2BMC team as an Automated SW/Test Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

**What You Will Get to Do:**

This position will work under the leadership of the Software Development Environment (SDE) Lead who has overall responsibility to ensure the C2BMC software development and integration staff has the required tools and processes in place to develop and integrate the C2BMC system. This position's responsibilities include: - Support definition and then implement and maintain an integrated software development environment across the two C2BMC software development sites (Huntsville AL and Colorado Springs CO). - Research new technology and tools to determine their applicability to the C2BMC environment. Successful candidate will have the ability to support trade studies by providing data to determine which technologies provide the most cost effective, lowest implementation risk while providing a high performance software development environment. - Once tools are selected, incorporate and integrate the selected tools into the SDE. This includes performing the required coordination with Configuration Management, Security, and Information Assurance representatives. - Document the configuration and use of the SDE and act as a trainer and mentor for the software developers using the toolset. - Perform periodic upgrades and maintenance on the toolset. - Work with Configuration Management and Program Operations to manage software licenses for the two development sites.

The candidate must possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment providing coordination of activities within the Development organization. The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to initiate research and evaluate new software development tools, processes and procedures.


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Active Secret security clearance
+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Science, Engineering, or Software Engineering with 5 years of related experience; Master's degree and 3 years of related experience' PhD and 0 years of experience.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Experience in the full life-cycle software engineering practices and procedures applicable to large software systems

Recent hands on application development experience and expertise in the use of the Java programming language

Experience with software unit testing strategies, automated software builds, continuous integration and continuous deployment

Experience managing a code baseline which supports multiple hardware and software baselines in the field utilizing a trunk based development

Hands on experience with software development and CM tools such as Eclipse, ClearCase, CruiseControl, Hudson, Ant, Maven, Nexus, JUnit, Confluence, Spring, Collaborator, SonarQube, JIRA, Jenkins and Fortify

Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) implications and processes

Experience on both Windows and Linux platforms

Awareness of emerging technologies and experience with the use and selection of Free and Open Source Software

Working knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense concepts, Battle Management and Command and Control (BM/C2) systems, defense communications systems, and the BMDS in general

**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

**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.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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