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Sr. Principal Software Engineer

Requisition ID: R10044860

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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: 3

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.

The Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) Air Dominance (AD) division is looking for a candidate to support our Mission Systems team. This is a vital position supporting the program in mission system software design and development. Candidate will be responsible for developing mission execution requirements, models, algorithms, software, and tests. Candidate will work under only general direction, independently determines, and develops approaches to solutions supporting the program needs. Candidate will act as a liaison from time to time with frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.

The Candidate shall be willing to travel to other sites to support TIMs, integration efforts, and other software related tasking. The Candidate shall also be willing to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of across the nation as required.

The candidate will design, develop, document, test and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

This position is located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:
• Support the development and product support activities as a member of a team employing AGILE-focused processes
• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with programs objectives
• Design, develop, document, test and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
• Conduct multidisciplinary research when needed and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product
• Follows and ensures software standards are met.
• Participate in test design activities to evaluate mission systems performance, analyze measures of performance data

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with at least 10 years of software engineering experience
• Experience with C/C++ and Python
• Experience with UML modeling tools
• Experience developing embedded software
• Experience developing software in a real-time, multi-threaded, rate-monotonic scheduling architecture
• Familiarity with OMS
• Excellent Oral and written Communication skills
• An active, in-scope DoD security clearance at the Secret level with issue/reissue in the last 5 years and the ability to obtain and maintain a special program access clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Cameo
• Experience with lab and air vehicle integration activities
• Experience with MATLAB automatic code generation
• Experience collecting and analyzing CPU throughput utilization, data bus bandwidth utilization, and CPU memory utilization statistics
• Experience with Software/Hardware Integration
• Experience with LDRA or VectorCast
• Experience with Google Test and unit testing methodologies
• Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite
• Experience with Jenkins
• Experience with Agile methodologies
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
• Working knowledge of OpenGL 3.0+ is a plus
• Experience developing BOEs and supporting IFC planning is a plus
• Experience with MIL-STD-1553B, IEEE-1394b, RS-232/422/485 data bus integration is a plus
 


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 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.