Staff Software Engineer - Embedded / VxWorks (Secret Clearance)
Requisition ID: R10091893
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Manhattan Beach, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: No
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 3
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Staff Software Engineer with the Software Engineering organization based out of Manhattan Beach, CA.
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines overall system and user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.
Candidates should have academic and work experience in software engineering and development across the full life cycle for multiple domains and systems such as aerospace programs, embedded systems, test set/special test equipment, or ground system applications. Candidate should have experience working in a process-oriented environment utilizing waterfall, spiral, or agile processes. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, and be comfortable working on large teams with talented engineering from other engineering disciplines. Candidate will also provide technical leadership for more junior team members.
We are holding an in-person "Informational Session" onsite for the ESS Program for all levels. You will hear details and engage with program leaders with the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation. Additionally, we are offering an opportunity for potential candidates to interact with current team members which provides greater insight to the work environment and team culture. Some of our team and program members will be present to respond to questions which makes it an interactive experience.
Important Dates: (If selected, you will be invited to the in-person events)
Thursday, February 2nd at 5:30 - 8:30 pm at Shade Hotel (Redondo Beach location)
Wednesday, February 8th at 4:00 - 5:00 pm at Northrop Grumman (option 1)
Wednesday, February 22nd at 4:00 - 5:00 pm at Northrop Grumman (option 2)
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree
Minimum of 14 years software development experience or 12 years with a Master’s Degree or 9 years with PhD
Proficient in C/C++ language in a VxWorks environment (6.9 or 7.0)
Experience developing embedded software
Experience designing, developing, integrating, verifying, and qualifying real-time embedded software including experience with software and systems engineering
Experience and demonstrated ability to lead and manage a technical team
Active DoD Secret Clearance
SpaceWire bus implementations and structured protocols
Agile process knowledge
Experience with Command and Telemetry
Atlassian Suite (Jira, BitBucket, etc) knowledge
Experience with SIMICS
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.