Embedded Software Engineer/Principal Embedded Software Engineer with TS Clearance

Northrop Grumman Missions Systems (NGMS) is a leading provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems. Our company is pioneering capabilities in a wide variety of sectors that keep our nation safe from Undersea to Space and Cyberspace.
N orthrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking Software Engineers with the desire to learn new technologies to join our innovative Space & Intel Solutions Processing Technologies team to help develop, enhance and maintain software on cutting edge products and systems. The systems the software engineer will be working on are focused on ground mission planning/tasking (ground control systems), sensor command and control (embedded systems), sensor system test (command of test equipment and emulation) and/or sensor data processing (algorithm development/implementation and high-performance computing) for Space Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance platforms.
Candidates will work on software for mission systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle including design, development and test. Candidates will work on software systems primarily in C/C++ development, with a focus toward embedded design.
All job functions require close teamwork across functional disciplines and integrated product teams in a fast paced environment. This program area is expanding which offers the potential for future growth opportunities (technical lead, software architect, test lead, etc.) for candidates who successfully demonstrate exceptional performance and leadership.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either a Level 2 or a Level 3:
Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other STEM degree
  • At least 2 years of experience in the software development industry (0 years with MS)
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (Requirements, Design, Implementation and Integration & Test)
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Active Top Secret clearance required, with ability to obtain SCI
Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other STEM degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in the software development industry (3 years with MS; 0 years with PhD)
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (Requirements, Design, Implementation and Integration & Test)
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Active Top Secret clearance required, with ability to obtain SCI
Pr eferred Qualifications:
  • Software Architecture skills (Design Patterns, Object Oriented design with a UML Design Tool or similar)
  • Python/TCL
  • E mbedded/multi-threaded Application Programming Experience
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.


Back to top