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

Requisition ID: 21004743

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.     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. 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. This position is contingent upon funding/task award. 

Basic Qualifications: 

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 readjudicated 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 readjudicated 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. 

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 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.


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