Principal Embedded Flight Software Engineer

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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace has an opening for an Embedded Flight Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will be part of a software engineering team performing embedded software development activities. The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative team settings across all levels.

We are seeking a software engineer to perform board-level software development and test activities. Candidate will write software to test flight hardware and demonstrate connectivity, install software on, boot up, and check-out of flight hardware, become familiarized with the SPA API and SSM Framework, and assist checkout for a pair of EM Software Defined Radios that run embedded Linux.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with at least 5 years of applied engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM with at least 3 years of engineering experience
  • Experience developing software with C++
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited University/College
  • Active TS/SCI Security 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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