Feb 10, 2017
Description Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space – are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance. Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Principal Cyber Software Engineer to join our Cyber Security Team in Annapolis Junction. The Principal Software Engineer designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met. As one of the most senior technical experts on the team, you will interface directly with users and customers providing foresight and technical guidance aimed at satisfying mission needs. As a key contributor to the success of the program, you will collaborate with software and systems engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of complex software systems. You will provide technical leadership to the software development team and work complex technical tasks under general guidance from the team lead. As a Principal Software Engineer on this program, you will be asked to mentor and facilitate the development of junior engineers who join. Additionally, you will interact with senior company management and customers, responsible for generating white papers and innovative solutions for program growth and will be responsible to convey new techniques and technologies to the analytic workforce. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated with strong attention to detail. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and be able to identify support gaps, and work pro-actively to get tasks done. Will provide software development and engineering support to a system and its cloud infrastructure Direct experience is required with Big Data Store technology, such as Hbase, Cloud/Base/Accumulo, and Big Table. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 15 years of experience of related experience or Masters degree and 13 years of related experience or 19 years of related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience is defined as software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution. Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. Must have experience with Map Reducer programming models and technologies. Must have software development or lifecycle support lead or subsystem top level contributor on mission critical 24 by 7 SIGINT productions systems in one of the following areas: Voice or video processing system requiring ingest of multiple audio and video formats, playback to end users, storage, and retrieval. Transcription systems requiring input, synchronization and linkage with original content, storage, and retrieval. Field deployable voice processing systems including data capture of multiple audio formats playback, ingest, storage and retrieval. Average ingest, storage, content search and retrieval of 500GB/day or more of multilingual text. Distributed Peer to Peer content storage and retrieval systems with more than 500 nodes Metadata indexing, metadata summarization, content and metadata data mining, visualization and analytics. Must have 4 years of experience developing solutions which integrated or extended COTS or GOTS products. Experience in evaluating project needs, determining tasks and durations, allocating resources, generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule, on MD Agency projects. Must have 6 years of the following: Demonstrated experience developing production software for one of the following environments: Windows .NET, Solaris, or Linux OS. Developing systems performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid to large scale system/programs.
Preferred Qualifications: NGCIMSMD ISCYBERDIV MSCYBERDIV
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Annapolis Junction, MD, United States