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Senior Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman Stand: S43

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.
 

Senior Software Engineer

Location:  Cheltenham

Salary: £38,500 - £55,000

Clearance Requirements: Applicants must be eligible to hold & maintain UK Government Security Clearance

Ever been told ‘that’s impossible’, but then you made it possible? How did you feel? What if your vocation was to make the impossible, possible, whilst protecting the UKs national security?

“My purpose: to lead a team of software engineers with the brightest minds, to push boundaries and define possible together.” Rishi Badiani – Head of Software @ Northrop Grumman UK

As a Senior Software Engineer you will have actively contributed to the implementation and delivery of packages of work and should be used to working with customers. You will be able to deploy applications in a controlled, repeatable way and be developing technical specialisms in frameworks and/or toolsets.

At Northrop Grumman, our teams 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.

In return we seek talented software individuals who have had experience and get excited about…

  • Professional, well-designed & fully tested code.
  • Learning a broad range of technologies covering the full stack including JavaScript, Go & Java.
  • Test standards at both Unit and Integration level.
  • DevOps automated deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Docker, Openshift/Kubernetes.
  • Agile Scrum methodologies and common toolsets such as Confluence and Jira.

Also, we'd love it if you have experience of…

  • Cloud-based architectures; certification is a bonus.
  • Microservice-orientated or serverless architectures.
  • Non-Relational Database technologies such as MongoDB.
  • UI/UX development; creating intuitive and sleek front-ends for clients.
  • Supporting business development through contributions to customer proposals and R&D projects.

What can we offer you?

  • Satisfying work - tackle some of the biggest national security challenges
  • Option for flexible work hours – we offer Hybrid working; talk to us at the application stage about your needs
  • Flexible benefits package - core benefits of Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension
  • Employee performance recognition program – including financial rewards
  • Unlimited access to online learning – including LinkedIn Learning

Our diverse set of software development projects enable multiple opportunities for enthusiastic software engineers to advance their skills in the latest technologies. 

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