Engineer Software 4

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 Engineer Software 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will develop and implement software to support manufacturing and test in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the point of contact for multiple open area test sets, including burn-in and RF test sets
  • Act as the point of contact for oracle database backed data trending/post processing tools
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders, including test engineers, responsible design engineers, and system engineers
  • Provide timely support on the factory floor to ensure minimal delays in test
  • Provide innovative solutions that decrease test time, decrease data review time, or improve quality of data

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 (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and9 years of software engineering experience OR
  • Master™s Degree in STEM and7 years of software engineering experience OR
  • PhD Degree in STEM and 4 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience developing software/writing code in C#, Java, or object oriented languages
  • Experience in test equipment control or in high speed ground-based test environments

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor™s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present in front of internal and external customers
  • Experience with developing TEC (Test Executive Core) based test sets
  • Knowledge of spacecraft systems preferred, including the test methodology and instrumentation required to test Power Converter systems
  • Experience with RF or Digital Test Sets
  • Experience with object oriented software development practices
  • Experience with XML
  • Experience leading the development of a common software package that supports the needs of many unique devices and stakeholders
  • Experience mentoring and training junior engineers on software development and domain knowledge strongly preferred
  • Experience working closely with hardware engineers and with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in database design and SQL
  • Experience with aerospace industry software development practices

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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