Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: PG20181005-45604

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems has an opening for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer in Chandler, AZ.  US Citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.  Active Secret Clearance is preferred.

 The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the design, implementation, and test of embedded flight software, device drivers, and test tools through the full software life cycle for a launch vehicle product line. This position requires the ability to quickly understand the requirements, design and implementation of a large repository of existing software and hardware for a program in progress. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple engineering disciplines to understand system level requirements and implementations.

Required Education/Experience:
An active security clearance, or the ability to quickly obtain a security clearance is required - A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science or Engineering - Eight years of related experience is required. - Recent Object Oriented (OO) software development experience in the C/C++ programming languages - Experience with full software life-cycle development - Experience with CMMI/SEI or equivalent software development process - Experience with Linux based multi-threaded application development - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualification for Job Posting:

- Proficiency with Linux and Linux development tools

- Experience with embedded Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

- Experience with PowerPC  based Microcontrollers - Familiarity with DOORS Requirement Management System, Rational Synergy & Change, and Rhapsody - Experience with UML in developing design models

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: 8-10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight