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Principal Engineer Software

Requisition ID: R10035428

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SAP
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Role:

The selected candidate will become a member of a skilled team working in a dynamic environment.  They will participate in System Engineering, Software Development, System Integration and Test, Operations and Maintenance, Change Management and Documentation for systems that will be used to verify and validate mission and vehicle systems through multiple levels of test.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop software for use across multi-domain, multi-platform system integration laboratories
  • Analyze and interpret formal and informal customer requirements and generate corresponding lower level requirements that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Consult with customer stakeholders and present ideas in small group settings
  • Create innovative technical design in compliance with established requirements
  • Build high-quality, fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design
  • Define, implement, and document system tests
  • Perform software and hardware troubleshooting as required
  • Perform multiple platform system integration

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in software engineering OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience in software engineering OR a PhD
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programing development in either C++, C#, or Python
  • Experience with the Agile development lifecycle
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with multiple of the following languages: C++, C#, Python, SQL
  • Experience with the following
  • Protocols: TCP/IP & UDP
  • HW Interfaces: 1553, A429, 1394
  • Atlassian Tool Suite
  • Decomposition / comprehension of Interface Control Documents of varying complexity
  • Developing OS agnostic software; Linux & Windows
  • Development within Interactive Development Environments
  • Active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).

Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.