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Senior Software Engineer

Employer
Northrop Grumman in the UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Are you a 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 Gloucestershire based 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

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide.

In Northrop Grumman's rapidly growing UK Cyber and Intelligence business, we support our customers' work to make the UK the safest place to live and do business, both physically and online.

Working with and alongside our customers, we use modern software engineering methods (Scaled Agile Development, DevSecOps, Site Reliability Engineering, micro-service architectures) and cutting edge techniques (data science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) to tackle complex and challenging problems and deliver cost effective, reliable, supportable solutions.

How you will make a difference

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 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 Lifecycle from requirements capture through to R&D (Research & Development), implementation, automation and test in a wide range of technologies.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will have had responsibility for 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.

Key criteria required...

• Experience in design, development, test and integration of quality software

• Experience in Java and the use of object oriented design

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

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

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

• DevOps approaches and associated tools such as Ansible, Docker and Jenkins

• Messaging and Routing Technologies such as NiFi and Kafka

• Cloud-based architectures

• Linux operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server/CentOS)

• Different programming languages, such as: Java, C, C++ and Python

• Working with open source products

You will enjoy a growing career as we work collaboratively to innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional information for your consideration...

You must be able obtain and hold UK Government clearances

Looking for flexibility? Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.

Opportunities exist across the UK to enhance your career progression
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