Principal CNC Software Engineer (Must have current and active secret clearance to be considered)

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovations Sector is currently looking for Principal CNC Software Engineer to join our team in our Clearfield, UTlocation.

Job Description:

As a Software Engineer, you will use CAD / CAM tools to generate or edit Machine Programs to support automated machining centers


  • Working knowledge of NX CAM 5-Axis Milling
  • Fanuc 31i experience
  • Siemens 840D experience
  • Investigate and resolve manufacturing machine problems and instigate corrective actions and follow-up on equipment i.e. CNC mills/lathes
  • Prepare solid model or complex geometry
  • Perform blue print reading
  • Troubleshooting manufacturing processes
  • Windows and MS office skills required
Competencies for Success:
  • Ability to work with minimal direction in a dynamic fast paced, changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict
  • Initiative, highly motivated self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High energy, results oriented, self-reliant, team player
  • Demonstrated work ethic

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 5 years related work experience
  • Position can also be filled one level higher (Sr.Princ CNC Software Eng) with 9 years of experience and a Bachelor's in Engineering
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience with NX and Siemens FiberSIM
  • Aerospace or manufacturing experience
  • Familiarity with composites
  • Project Management
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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