Engineer Software 1

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 located inSan Diego, CAhas an immediate opening for an Engineer Software1 to work on an exciting program.

Essential Functions:
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 compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.
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Candidate will be a member of the software qualification test team responsible for development and execution of software test cases to verify subsystem functional requirements. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, and able to learn challenging concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment. They should be proactive & highly motivated, possess excellent written & oral communication skills, and be able to work independently to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects at once. The candidate will also be expected to actively seek opportunities for process improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor™s in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • Active Top Secret Department of Defense Security Clearance
  • 6+ months of professional experience in an embedded software development or Quality Control/test role
  • Experience with Linux & Windows operating systems
  • Experience with virtual machines (VMs)


Preferred Qualifications:
Basic understanding of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodology
Experience using GUI test automation tools/frameworks
Experience with Java, C++, or Python

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.${descr2}${descr3}


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