Principal Scientific Software Developing Engineer/Sr. Principal Scientific Software Developing Engineer
Requisition ID: R10119885
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Magna, Utah, United States of America | Corinne, Utah, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Scientific Software Developing Engineer with experience and/or background in developing engineering and scientific application software. A background and/or education in engineering disciplines such as structural analysis, heat transfer and/or fluid dynamics is desirable. The software engineer will develop software applications that support design and analysis of solid rocket motors, missiles, munitions and aerospace vehicles. The position is in either the Bacchus (Magna) or Promontory, Utah offices.
Description & Responsibilities:
This position is a software developer role working with a team of other engineer developers that develop and maintain internal software for finite element analysis, heat transfer, thermal ablation, chemical fuel analysis, filament winding, fracture mechanics, composite design, and other engineering design and analysis functions used Propulsion Systems and other Northrop Grumman business units spanning Space, Defense and Aeronautics sectors. The position reports to the Science and Engineering organization at Propulsion Systems in Utah.
Develop engineering software and tools to support the design, analysis and fabrication of solid rocket motors, nozzles, rocket casings, munitions, flares and other aerospace vehicles
Work with other software engineers using Agile Scrum methods to develop and support tools for the engineering staff at Propulsion Systems.
Interact with other Northrop Grumman engineers and scientist to develop requirements, theory, and algorithms for code development.
Develop graphical user interfaces, interactive graphics and simulation tools that support Propulsion System product design, testing and manufacturing.
3 - 9 years of software development
Background and/or experience with mathematical modeling & computer simulation methods such as finite element analysis (FEA), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), rocket motor ballistics or heat transfer
Window/Linux/Python scripting & programming knowledge desired
Programming Languages: C/C++, Python, Azure Dev Ops, C#, Git/GitHub
Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Knowledge of Windows, Unix/Linux commands & operating systems
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including physical & virtual presentations
Agile Scrum experience desirable
BS degree in Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science with 5 years of experience or 3 with a MS
Position can be filled one level higher, BS and 9 years’ experience or MS and 7 years’ experience
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/.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.