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Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer

Requisition ID: R10080064

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Warner Robins, Georgia, 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

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 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 is looking for an energetic, self-directed, and focused Software Engineer to join our Applications Software Development team.

What you’ll get to do:

The selected candidate will get the opportunity to work Research and Development (R&D) programs with an experienced and energetic team to develop and deploy embedded and application software solutions. This candidate will develop, integrate, test, and deliver software solutions to both internal and external customers. The candidate will have the opportunity to take ownership of difficult problems and drive to a solution while working in a supportive team environment. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to accelerate their understanding of hardware and software integration in the context of an overall systems view. 

Your responsibilities also include:

  • Develop software using software engineering best practices and standards

  • Participate in the full life cycle of software development, to include requirements development, application development, modular testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and upgrades

  • Apply technical expertise in solving complex integration problems  

  • Interact frequently with Program Management, external suppliers and/or government customers
     

This position may be filled at either Level 2 or Level 3 (Principal) Software Engineer.

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Software Engineer (Level 2):

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an accredited university with at least 2-years of systems or software engineering experience OR a master’s degree in one of the above listed majors. Six (6) years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of Degree.

    • Experience developing software in C/C++

    • Must currently hold or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

    • Must have good communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Principal Software Engineer (Level 3):

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an accredited university with at least 5-years of systems or software engineering experience OR a master’s degree in one of the above listed majors with at least 3-years of systems or software engineering experience. Nine (9) years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of Degree.

  • Experience developing software in C/C++

  • Must currently hold or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Must have good communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Preferred Qualifications:

The degree of preferred qualifications is judged based on the level for which the candidate is applying (i.e., The degree of experience preferred for C/C++ for a level 3 candidate will be higher than that of a level 2 candidate):

  • Experience developing custom displays and user interfaces

  • Experience with embedded development. (Software development for Zynq SoCs.)

  • Experience with PetaLinux, firmware interfaces, and real-time development principles.

  • Familiarity with Qt Integrated Development Environment

  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, Redmine, Subversion, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Software integration and test techniques

  • Familiarity with integration of avionics interfaces (Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553B, ARINC-429, etc.)

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Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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.