Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.


Northrop is looking for top-notch, focused, and dedicated software engineers to join our team of engineers on the AN/ALQ-161A B-1B Countermeasure System. The AN/ALQ-161A system is an integrated RF electronic countermeasures system designed specifically for the B-1B bomber aircraft. This position is located in Warner Robins, GA

Essential Functions:

Assist with the creation, integration, troubleshooting and testing of implemented software changes. Ideal role for someone who has the ability to take ownership of ambiguous hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment. 

Software development including automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets.

Develop, modify, and maintain embedded software using software engineering best practices and standards. 

Participate in the full life cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, software development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance.

Apply technical expertise in solving complex integration problems.  

Frequent opportunities to interact with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers, therefore excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are essential to succeeding in this role.

Basic Qualifications for Software Engineers 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM related discipline with at least 2-years of software engineering experience

OR a master’s degree in Computer Science or STEM related discipline

4 additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Must currently hold or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs. 

Experience programming in a high-level language software language such as C#, C++, JAVA, etc.

This requisition is open for additional multiple levels:

Level 3: Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience OR 10 years in lieu of degree

Level 4: Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience OR Master’s degree with 7 years of experience OR 13 years in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

The degree of preferred qualifications is judged based on the level for which the candidate is applying

Experience in object-oriented analysis and design

Experience programming in Ada

Experience working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on a cross-functional Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery

Experience with Electronic Warfare (EW) principles

Active Secret Security Clearance

Salary Range: $73,400 USD - $110,000 USD

Salary Range 2: $90,400 USD - $135,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Expire In:
3mos 6d
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
2 Years
  • Founded In
    Mar 16, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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