GBSD Principal Real-Time Embedded Software Engineer

    • Bellevue, NE

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Real-Time Embedded Software Engineer. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here

The Software Engineer is responsible for developing software for the C&L Software Team. Using DevOps and Agile methodologies you will be constantly optimizing systems and services for security, automation, and performance/availability, while ensuring solutions developed adhere and align to the baseline systems designs, configuration management, and architecture standards. You will work closely in a DevOps environment with the program personnel to ensure smooth execution of continuous integration and test.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.



Basic Qualifications:

This position may be filled at either a Principal Embedded Software Engineer or Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer level.

BQs for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer:
  • Requires 5 years experience with Bachelors; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD
  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance
BQs for a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant experience; or 7 Years with Masters; or 4 Years with PhD.
  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred if DoD Secret Clearance has been issued in the last 5 years
  • Candidates will work on software systems primarily in C/C++ development, with a focus toward embedded design
  • Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, etc) for Agile development and continuous integration
  • Linux (Redhat) (Servers and Workstations)
  • Excellent communications and teamwork skills
  • Automation via scripting (e.g. Perl, Python, etc)
  • SonarQube
  • Real-time O/S on Single Board Computers, e.g., Wind River, Green Hills
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (Requirements, Design, Implementation and Integration & Test)
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Embedded/multi-threaded Application Programming Experience
  • Experience operating in test lab systems
  • Experience documenting configuration of systems, including troubleshooting approach/methodology
  • Experience with command and control, missile, launch, and/or warning systems
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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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