Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Staff Embedded Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JEZ20182906-46393

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

Based on goal-oriented objectives, develop, create and modify computer applications software. Analyze user needs and design or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. Provides technical leadership to on a multi-functional team.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Perform routine system and subsystem definition, preliminary design, design implementation and subsystem and system integration and test. Support program management office in technical role. Evaluate corrections in technical applications and analysis.
  2. Advise and interacts with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters, often requiring coordinated activity across organizational lines.
  3. Act as technical lead for pre-proposal, proposal and existing program efforts. Brief customer on company capabilities as part of business development activities. Represent the company as the primary customer contact on contracts or projects. Provide technical consultation to other departments and organizations.

Education and Experience

**Top Secret Security Clearance required with valid background investigation**

Requires BS in Engineering & 15 years or Masters in Engineering & 10 years or PhD in Engineering & 7 years.

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: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space