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Engineer Embedded Software

Requisition ID: R10068096

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (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 an Engineer Embedded Software to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be fully remote, with 10% travel, as well as off shift support when needed.

Role description & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining, supporting, and continuing development of automated manufacturing machines and systems.
  • Maintaining, supporting and improving existing operator interfaces to work order processes
  • Learning the details of currently implemented control system hardware and software for customized Fiber Placement machines with an emphasis on HMI support.
  • Learning from highly experienced engineers and gradually take over certain responsibilities.
  • Eventually taking over maintenance and future development of the control software.
  • Training technicians to correctly operate in-house designed automated machines.
  • Supporting production in using the machines and assist maintenance personnel as needed when troubleshooting and repairing the equipment.
  • Participating in R&D programs to improve system capabilities and bring new ideas & technology into projects and pursuits.

Experience Requirements:

  • AS Degree in Computer Science with 4 years' experience, A BS Software Degree in Computer Science with 2 years' experience, or a Master's Degree with 0 years' experience. Development or Electromechanical discipline
  • Must be experienced in SQL Server
  • Must be willing to be trained and work with legacy software.
  • Must interface productively with production technicians, management, and other engineers.
  • Aveva Wonderware Galaxy and HMI deployment and support
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Experience with factory automation support

Experience Preferred:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Software Development or Electromechanical discipline
  • C#, WPF, MVVM experience
  • Experience with closed-loop servo systems.
  • Soft PLC programming
  • Software experience in Entity Framework, Java and web services
  • Fiber placement experience
  • CNC programming experience
  • TwinCAT programming experience
  • Electromechanical background
  • Indramat, and Yaskawa servo equipment
  • Control system programming experience

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and use judgment to make appropriate decisions that support overall project objectives.
  • Ability to drive projects and processes
  • Ability to partner with leadership at all levels.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and resolve issues is a short time frame.
  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 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.