Lead Software Engineer

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
19 Dec 2021

Job Details

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.

Are you an experienced Software Engineer who wants to join a leading cyber team within an evolving and dynamic organisation? Due to the success of a number of strategic programmes, we are growing our Software Development team with creative and ambitious Software Engineers. With a primary focus on Java, your experience will cover different technologies within an agile environment

For us, innovation is key and we have immediate opportunities for talented software engineers to join our team to help us develop and maintain a suite of applications. We are in a phase of rapid growth and there are various opportunities to develop your career with us to meet your aspirations. You will be helping us to solve our customer's problems within an agile team. You will have opportunities throughout the Software Life cycle from requirements capture through to R&D(Research & Development), implementation, automation and test in a wide range of technologies.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will have had responsibility for the design and delivery of packages of work; leading teams and working with customers. You will be able to deploy applications in a controlled, repeatable way and be developing technical specialisms in frameworks and/or tool sets. Experience of mentoring or line management would be advantageous.

Key criteria required...

  • Proven experience in professional Java development, writing well-designed, testable code
  • Keen to learn a broad range of technologies on the Java stack
  • Experience of DevOps automated deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Docker, Ansible
  • Agile Scrum methodologies using tools such as Confluence and Jira
  • You must have high level clearance.

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

  • Cloud-based architectures; certification is a bonus.
  • Microservice-orientated or serverless architectures
  • Messaging and Routing Technologies such as NiFi and Kafka UX development; creating intuitive and sleek front-ends for clients
  • Big data open source platforms such as Accumulo or Elasticsearch
  • Supporting business development through contributions to customer proposals and R&D projects

Additional information for your consideration...

You must be able to hold UK Government clearances

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

Company

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 85,000 employees define possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services.

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