Software Application Developer-19038093

Location: Topeka
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Position of Public Trust
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

The Software Application Developer works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

The Software Application Developer develops database driven applications in a client/server environment.
Performs requirements gathering and documenting
Does problem analysis to determine the best approach / methodology for application design
Designs, documents and deploys database changes to support application requirements
Utilizing software development tools, designs and codes application software using Object Oriented Methodology and principles
Using various database modeling tools, develops and interprets database model diagrams to implement sound business logic
Extensive contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts
Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal or external representatives concerning specifics operations
Performs other related tasks as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (or equivalent work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree) with 5 years demonstrated work experience (or equivalent combination of training and professional work experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.)
United States Postal Service Sensitive security clearance required to start
Possess coding proficiency using:
      Visual C++ / C#
      Windows .Net Framework
      HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery
      Must have demonstrated experience coding TSQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment
      Software Experience:
       Microsoft Developer Studio 2010 / 2013 / 2015
      Microsoft SQL Server 2008 / 2012
      Microsoft Internet Information Server
      Microsoft Professional Office Suite
      Windows Server 2008 / 2012
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

Preferred Qualifications:
Lean Six Sigma and ISO 9001 experience or training

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Physical activity may include reaching, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion.
Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures.

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 most positions.

Job ID: 19038093

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Position of Public Trust Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position