Principal / Senior Principal Software Safety Engineer

    • Woodland Hills, CA



At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal / Senior Principal Embedded Software Safety Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. The selected candidate will join a diverse and talented Software Engineering team in the architecting, design, implementation, and integration of safety critical software applications for our advanced Avionics and Navigation systems. If you are selected to join our team, you will have the opportunity to work with software engineers using state-of-the-art Model Based Engineering (MBE) development tools and processes to develop safety critical products for advanced aircraft and navigation systems applications.

The individual being sought is someone that has extensive software and/or safety experience who is capable of supporting our Software Engineering development team through implementation of a Software Safety Process. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Software Engineering Team and will be responsible for software safety architecture, requirements, design, code, and test review of aircraft navigation systems and cockpit design. Responsibilities also include supporting safety analysis and software safety analysis of avionics systems. This in turn will support additional safety techniques such as: hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, risk assessments/resolution, mishap investigations, software process safety, and safety assessment process.
This position will require the candidate to take the lead on a software safety critical programs for software safety efforts. This includes the ability to determine and specify all software design requirements for a system safety program, as well as support the software safety results/assessment to customers. This is an exciting, challenging and highly specialized field that is in need of an experienced, talented, energized and innovative individual that wants to pursue further growth as a lead Software Safety Engineer in both a technical and leadership capacity

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.


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