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

Requisition ID: 20033809

  • 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. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer with a current/active Secret clearance in Northridge, CA.

Job Summary:
Perform embedded software development for missile systems. In this role as an embedded software developer, you will support design, coding, testing, integration, and verification of mission critical platforms, including vehicles, sensors, and/or communications. As a team member you will be supporting software requirements development, software integration at
both the unit level and systems level, software testing, and hardware/software integration. You will be expected to follow a CMMI level 3 software development process, including documentation that supports the development process.

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Follow Software Development Plan
• Develop Software Requirement Specification
• Follow CMMI Level 3 software development processes
• Develop software designs using Unified Modeling Language (UML)
• Develop software and conduct code reviews
• Develop and execute test plans and procedures allocated to software
• Perform software unit testing and hardware-software integration
• Interface with hardware engineers to address hardware issues
• Interface with analysts incorporate and test algorithms in software
• Support software integration activities in the lab and in the field
• Interface with I&T team to support testing and analyze test results
• Support system-level verification and validation
• Participate in the development of design documentation, test plans/procedures, test reports
 This position may be filled at a higher grade based upon qualifications listed below. Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available for this position.
 

Basic Qualifications:
Basic qualifications for level 3:
• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics
• Current/active DoD Secret clearance.
• 5+ years engineering experience
• Experience programming in C/C++
• Experience programming for real-time operating systems
• Experience with object-oriented design and implementation (UML)
Software testing/debugging in a laboratory environment
• Familiarity with standard software lifecycle processes
• Knowledge of CMMI Level 3 (or equivalent) process guidelines

Basic qualifications for level 4:
• BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics
• Current/active DoD Secret clearance.
• 9+ years embedded software engineering experience
• Experience programming in C/C++
• Experience programming for real-time operating systems
• Experience with object-oriented design and implementation (UML)
Software testing/debugging in a laboratory environment
• Familiarity with standard software lifecycle processes
• Knowledge of CMMI Level 3 (or equivalent) process guidelines
 

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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