Embedded Software Engineer 5

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 an Embedded Software Engineer 5 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK.

The selected candidate will develop embedded software in a process-oriented software development environment for aircraft and ground systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop embedded software which will operate in a resource constrained target environment with soft and hard real time requirements
  • Work with software requirements and architecture, prototyping, design, implementation, integration, test, self-off, and delivery of software which will implement complex data analysis, data routing, and/or controls systems algorithms in resource constrained target environments
  • Candidate will need familiarity with various processor, memory, and I/O architectures and be able to implement both procedural and object-oriented software in C/C and Java
  • Candidate will work with real-time operating systems ( VxWorks , Integrity, Linux) and their associated host/development environments and tools

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of software engineering experience OR
  • Master's Degree in STEM and 12 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience with real-time embedded software development using C and C
  • An active in-scope DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledgeable in: high assurance software, flight critical software (DO-178), ARINC Standards, CMMI (3-5), hardware/software interfaces, programming of embedded processor utilizing a Real Time Operating System (RTOS), real-time and post processing data analytics, object oriented programming, design patterns,
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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.


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