Principal Software Engineer

Aerospace, Agile, Algorithms, Development, Embedded, Embedded Systems, GIT, HTTP, Lifecycle, Linux, Modeling, Protocols, Python, Rational, Release, Security, Software Engineer, TCP/IP, Testing
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 Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, modify, and maintain customized or standardized embedded mission systems applications using software best practices and standards

  • Participate in the full lifecycle of software development to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, unit to CSCI testing, integration, formal system testing, release, installation, and maintenance

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of software engineering experience OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of software engineering experience OR

  • PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 0 years of experience in software engineering

  • Demonstrated experience developing software writing code in C/C++ and/or Python

  • An active, in-scope DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of VxWorks 653 3.x

  • Familiarity with software development tools such as Git, Cmake, VectorCAST, and Eclipse

  • Experience developing software for safety critical embedded systems

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Knowledge of Linux systems and basic commands

  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as TCP/IP, MIL-STD-1553, and PCI

  • Experience debugging embedded targets via JTAG

  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes and multimeters

  • Knowledge of software design patterns, algorithms, and data structures

  • Familiarity with software requirement tools such as DOORS and Rational Rhapsody

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.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19028767
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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