Software Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman   •  

Manhattan Beach, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 168 days ago

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our diverse team, to help lead an agile software development team designing and building advanced, state of the art mission planning software for the B-2 Bomber.

The B-2 MPE (Mission Planning Environment) is updating the mission planning system for the B-2 bomber from the UNIX AFMSS system to use the JMPS (Joint Mission Planning System) framework that runs on Windows.

This project is creating the UPC (Unique Planning Component) for the specialized needs of the B-2 bomber. Lead a small team of software developers. Will also do some coding.



This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, CA. The candidate will have the opportunity to design, develop, document, test, and debug software written in various computer languages. Ensures software standards are met. Must have the ability to work effectively within a team environment, ability to interface with other groups within the project, well developed problem-solving skills, and ability to working within a dynamic environment. Works under general direction. Determines and develops technical solutions to complex problems independently.



The qualified candidate will possess the following skill:

  • Ability to solve problems with limited supervision







Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years related experience; Master’s in STEM discipline with 7 years related experience
  • Current DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Experience leading a team of developers
  • Experience with EVMS or planning a budget
  • Experience with Control Account Management (CAM) responsibilities
  • Experience leading RFP/Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) development
  • Hands-on system troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows technologies


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with agile software development
  • Mission Planning experience
  • JMPS experience
  • Current DoD Top Secret Clearance