Lead Software Engineer

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will have experience of the full development lifecycle, and are used to working in multi-disciplinary Agile teams. You may have experience of technical leadership, requirements analysis and of communicating with technical stakeholders. You will be able to deploy applications in a controlled, repeatable way and be developing technical specialisms in frameworks and/or toolsets.

Key criteria required...

  • Experience in the creation of clean, well-constructed, unit-tested code.

  • Experience of working in supportive, collaborative Agile teams.

  • Keen to learn a broad range of technologies on the Java stack.

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

  • Full-stack development, creating front-ends in React Javascript.

  • Cloud-based architectures, including AWS or Azure.

  • DevSecOps approaches and associated tools such as Docker, Kubernetes or Ansible.

  • UX design processes.

  • Messaging and routing technologies such as NiFi and Kafka.

  • Agile/Scrum methodologies using tools such as Confluence and Jira.

  • You must be able obtain and 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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