Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: BJC20180810-48041

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 Innovation 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.

Job Summary: Several exciting opportunities exist for simulation software experts on large commercial space programs. Ideal candidates will have physics-based software modeling background and experience with simulation of aerospace systems and environments. Studies in computer and aerospace engineering expected. Prior work in an engineering organization and the ability to learn and excel as part of an avionics software development team is beneficial. Programming proficiency in C/C++ and the ability to debug simulation hardware and software for avionics integration and test environments using common lab equipment is required. Excellent writing, reading and speaking skills are expected as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development, test and operations lifecycle. Familiarity with typical spacecraft avionics communication standards and basic electrical engineering practices is beneficial. The ability to work in a small team setting and effectively communicate with other engineering teams is essential.

Job Responsibilities:

-        Design, develop and maintain software applications using C, C++

-        Develop and direct software system testing procedures, programming and documentation

-        Design tests, collect and analyze data from simulation runs

-        Perform other duties as assigned or required

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

-        B.S. Aerospace, Electrical, Software or Computer Engineering and 0-1 years of related experience

-        Experience with C, C++, Matlab

-        Basic understanding of software version control

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.




Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology, Engineering
Group: Space