Principal Embedded Software Engineer with Clearance

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 Innovation Systems is currently seeking a PrincipalEmbedded Software Engineer with clearance in Northridge, CA to develop embedded software for missile systems. Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available.

Job Summary

The candidate for this position will be responsible for the design and implementation of embedded software through the full software life cycle for avionics systems. This includes the development of software plans, requirement specifications, and design documentation as well as participating in software process activities including peer reviews, integration testing, qualification testing, and software version control. As a principal engineer, you may be required to act as a technical lead, interfacing with Systems Engineering, Test Engineering, Electrical Engineering, radar and GNC analysts, and software simulation throughout the project lifecycle.

Job Responsibilities
1.Implement radar and/or GNC algorithms developed by the analysts into an embedded software system
2.Participate in the development of software requirements
3.Develop software architecture/design using UML modeling
4.Develop software test plans and procedures
5.Software unit testing, software unit integration, software/hardware integration
6.Software requirements verification testing
7.Software release
8.Follow CMMI Level 3 process throughout the software development lifecycle

Basic Qualifications:
1.BS in Computer Science or related Engineering/Math/Physics discipline
2.Must have 7+ years of related experience
3.Must have a current/active Secret security clearance
4.Programming experience in C++ for real-time embedded systems
5.Experience with full software life cycle, including requirement analysis, design, code, test, documentation
6.Experience with common laboratory test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, power supplies, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
1.MS in Computer Science or related Engineering/Math/Physics discipline
2.Experience in object-oriented design and implementation
3.Experience with Mentor Graphics Nucleus RTOS
4.Experience with GPIB, SCPI, RS232/422, Ethernet interfaces
5.Experience with Altera Arria 10 SoC
6.Familiarity with the CMMI and associated standards and guidelines

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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