Engineer Software 2/3
Are you a motivated self-starter who is interested in strong growth potential in a technically challenging environment?
Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation’s business focus area on Communications, we are the “equipment providers.”
Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector is seeking an Engineering Test Software Developer Level 2 or Level 3 to join our qualified, diverse engineering team. The candidate should have experience developing, debugging and operating automated test applications in National Instruments’ LabVIEW, TestStand and/or LabWindows CVI development environments. The selected candidate will support the development of NG Communications, Navigation, and Identification (CNI) Test Sets and will interface directly with test engineers to understand and implement test requirements. Additionally, he/she will be expected to learn and follow internal software development processes to insure reliable/reusable code and provide software design documentation.
The selected applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) Operating Unit, where our team of communications systems experts is developing next-generation radios for our armed forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm’s way.
Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Communications business unit of the Airborne C4ISR Systems division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California.
Typical Minimum Education / Experience for a level 2:
2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters
Typical Minimum Education / Experience for a level 3:
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
- Typical Minimum Education / Experience: 2 Years of professional software test development experience with a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering
- Specific experience developing, debugging and operating automated test applications in National Instruments’ LabVIEW, TestStand and/or LabWindows CVI development environments
- Familiarity with common RF test equipment (eg. Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope)
- Understanding of common communication bus standards such as GPIB, Ethernet and Fiber Channel
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
- National Instruments Certification (Associate Developer, Developer, Architect)
- Position prefers a candidate with a current Secret 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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