3 months ago
Graduate Software Engineer
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Are you currently studying a STEM degree? Are you passionate about coding - Java or C++ or Python? Do you want to start your career within Cyber Security using innovative technology?
Our Graduate Scheme is now open for applications! This is a fantastic opportunity to work on real customer project fully integrated into our Software Engineering team….
Different thinking for a Different world
Northrop Grumman offers end-to-end solutions to multiple customers in the fields of cyber and non-cyber innovation, research and development, big data, systems architecture and all other manners of software engineering.
We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled.
How you will make a difference
You will be part of our rotational two-year graduate program and fully integrated into our software engineering team. This means you will be working on real customer projects with the full force of their support which will provide you with exposure to the complete software development lifecycle, keeping abreast of the latest technologies and updating your skills continuously.
Overlaid with this will be the graduate development framework working on your ongoing technical training needs and future leadership and project management skills.
Over two years, this scheme involves a blend of on-job learning supported by technical, soft and leadership skills development. There will also be the potential opportunity for a rotation cross site and/or project, which could see you placed in a different Northrop Grumman UK location.
As such there is an expectation for you to be mobile and flexible for the first two years in order for you to gain the most out of the scheme.
Your development plan, which will be specific to you and agreed with the business, could include opportunities for you to gain experience in the various software disciplines such as cyber security, architectural design, systems and application development. You must have a passion for software, computing, online security and cyber ethics and have written code in a language such as Java, C++ or Python You understand the software lifecycle and enjoy a challenge Analytical skills and logical reasoning are essential with the ability to solve problems in innovative ways preferred You must be able to work to delivery requirements within reasonably agreed timeframes and demonstrate the potential to work through projects to their conclusion Ability to attain a security clearance relevant to your role There will be a need to attain security clearance in order to work on our programmes and this will be discussed with you in more detail at point of assessment.
Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.