Staff Programmer Analyst-20005186

Location: United States
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Interim Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Description: Senior Software Engineer to support the Threat Modeling Center (TMC) product line of the DE Task Order on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) program. The job location is at Schriever AFB, CO.


Complete Description: Position requires a senior software engineer experienced in software development to support the modeling and simulation of missile defense systems. Candidate will design, develop, test, document and integrate simulation products for the Threat Modeling Center (TMC) organization using C++ and/or Java programming languages on Windows operating systems.




As a senior engineer on the TMC team, you will help define the product vision, work collaboratively with team members, government customers, and product users. Thus allowing the program to realize that vision, shape the development environment and process, lead design and implementation activities, influence and sculpt the software architecture, support the product through Wargames and Exercises, events, and training, and mentor other team members.


Primary responsibilities include designing and developing software to support various missile modeling tools and capabilities. Candidate may be responsible for leading development of an agile software feature team within the context of a larger team.  Candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development of simulation and software architectures. Additional responsibilities could include interfacing with TMC customers and presenting technical briefings TMC stakeholders.

What you will get to do:

  1. Develop applications in C++ or Java
  2. Help architect new and legach software
  3. Get in on the ground floor of implementing DEVSECOPS
  4. Participate as a senior technical person in an Agile scrum enivironment




Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree with 14 years of experience; Master's with 12 years; PhD with 9 years
  • Candidate must have experience in a leadership capacity on a software engineering team.
  • Must be able to program in C++, C#, and/or Java, have a strong understanding of object oriented software development, and have a basic understanding of Windows.
  • Must have experience in software development for modeling & simulation. environment and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Currently have, or able to obtain, a DoD Secret Clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing software in C++ and/or Java. 
  • Experience in engineering M&S systems using an optimistic and/or conservative discrete event simulation platform. 
  •  Experience in agile software development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban.  
  • Knowledge/experience in several of the following: missile defense domain knowledge, command and control, and modeling and simulation development. 
  • The candidate must have experience in all phases of software development, including analysis, design, code, test and integration.
  • Design skills should include the use of UML, and tools such as Enterprise Architect or Rational Rose. 
  • Candidate must be able to work both independently and in a team


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: 20005186

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.
Interim Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position