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Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer **CURRENT/ACTIVE CLEARANCE REQUIRED** (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10064602

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California, United States of America
  • 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: 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.

Are you an experienced engineering professional looking for a rewarding and challenging career as a Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer to support advanced weapons concepts? If so, Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA may be the employer for you!

In this role, you will be working with other engineers and analysts to implement advanced weapon technologies. You will translate key functional requirements into software requirements and begin the development of the software architecture. From there, you will then assess existing software for possible reuse in combination with new development, then support System Integration Lab development and ultimately begin component level testing within the WOSA context.


 

This role includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:
•Software requirements development
•Software architecture and detailed design
•Software implementation
•Software test
•Software requirements verification and validation

This position can be filled as a Principal (T03) or Sr. Principal (T04). Basic qualifications for each level are listed below.

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

Basic qualifications for a Principal (T03) are:
•BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics
•Current/active U.S Government issued DoD Secret Clearance - issued or adjudicated within the past five (5) years.
•5+ years C/C++ programming experience
•Experienced in embedded systems software development, integration, and testing
•Experienced in CMMI Level 3 software development processes
•Knowledgeable in Open System Architecture (OSA) processes.

Basic qualifications for a Sr. Principal (T04) are:
•BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics
•Current/active U.S Government issued DoD Secret Clearance - issued or adjudicated within the past five (5) years.
•9+ years C/C++ programming experience
•Experienced in embedded systems software development, integration, and testing
•Experienced in CMMI Level 3 software development processes
•Knowledgeable in Open System Architecture (OSA) processes.

Preferred Qualifications:
•MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics
•Current/Active TS Clearance
•Working knowledge of aircraft interfaces and weapon system integration
•Object-oriented design and implementation
•Unified Modeling Language (UML): Rational Rhapsody or similar
•Knowledgeable in Weapons Open System Architecture (WOSA) processes.


Salary Range: $101,200 USD - $151,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,488 USD - $188,232 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.