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Prncpl Engr Embedded S/W

Requisition ID: R10023730

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Plymouth - MN, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Embedded Software Engineer for our location in Plymouth, MN.

Position Overview

The development of innovative and intelligent armament systems, designed to protect and enable our armed forces, is accelerating.  This has increased the need for engineers who have a passion for technology development, paired with demonstrated expertise in process excellence.  These engineers will drive to continually outperform the competition and exceed customer expectations while acting with integrity, loyalty, and respect.

The Software Engineer is an integral part of each product development team. Involvement begins at system requirement definition and continues through system verification and test.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce software specifications defining the capabilities and interfaces of each software item within a system
  • Develop real time embedded C/C++ code for Microchip, Atmel, or TI microprocessor/DSP
  • Generate and unit test code using IAR Integrated Development Environment, Code Composer or equivalent on a custom breadboard in a lab setting. Integrate multiple software items into a reliable working system.
  • Create PC support applications / tools using Visual Studio, MATLAB, LabVIEW, python, etc.
  • Generate clear and professional plan, specification, design, test and release documentation per DoD standards
  • Perform various types of analysis such as data analysis and throughput analysis.
  • Lead a small team of 2-3 software engineers, participate in a program Integrated Product Team
  • Potentially manage the budget and schedule for a program’s software effort and present status / technical design at management / customer reviews
  • Follow CMMI compliant software processes.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with BS degree or 3 years with an MS degree
  • Experience working with embedded real time software systems in close coordination with Electrical Engineering.
  • Comfortable in a lab environment working with tools such as function generators and oscilloscopes
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to present data and information to large audiences
  • Proficient use of personal computers using the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and qualify for a U.S. Government security clearance

Preferred Experience:

  • 8-12 years of experience with BS, or 5-10 years of experience with MS, however, applicants with more or less experience are encouraged to apply. The job level is somewhat adaptable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience developing C/C++ embedded software
  • Experience with high speed video streaming
  • Familiarity with AS9100 and CMMI Level 3 standard practices and lifecycle processes and / or DoD standards

MissionSW


Salary Range: 96600 - 145000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.