Principal Software Engineer

Aerospace, Development, Embedded, Hardware, HTTP, Linux, Mathematical, Networking, Programming, Python, Research, RF, Security, Software Engineer, Solaris, Windows
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description



At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.





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 computer 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 test set software, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years related experience OR Master's in STEM discipline with 3 years software engineering experience
  • Experience with Solaris, Linux, VxWorks and Windows development
  • Experience and Proficiency with C/C++/C#/Python
  • Experience troubleshooting embedded, real-time software on a VxWorks platform.
  • Active DoD Security Clearance



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of spacecraft systems preferred, including high-speed digital, RF, and Power Converter systems.

  • Previous experience with object oriented software development practices

  • Previous experience Linux, VxWorks, instrument drivers, networking, make files, etc.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19002920
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