Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer

    • Buffalo, NY

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 an Embedded Software Engineer based out of Buffalo, New York; an organization focused on the development and production of state-of-the-art Simulation Systems solutions. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Software Engineering department; working in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with other developers, other engineering disciplines, and our customers.

What you'll get to do:

  • Design, develop, test, operate, and maintain software and firmware components and computing systems software to be applied to, and integrated with, engineering, scientific and manufacturing requirements
  • Design, develop, test, operate, and maintain software related to the Graphical User Interface (GUI) of our products
  • Ability to act as focal point and lead on user interface designs and development. This would involve providing technical direction to teams of 1-5 engineers.
  • Provide extensive technical expertise to create solutions for a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives
  • Work performed without appreciable direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Apply the appropriate Software Engineering standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and products such as laboratory simulation systems, and display systems
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, application users, and other technical and support personnel
  • Travel to customer site for installation of our software applications upon completion (dependent on program phase)
The ideal candidate will have experience including the full software lifecycle: requirements, design, coding, testing, and integration.

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

This position may be filled at a Principal Embedded Software Engineer or a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related Engineering/Technical degree plus 5 years of relevant work experience; or a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related Engineering/Technical degree plus 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Graphical User Interface (GUI) Design and Development
  • Experience with Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related Engineering/Technical degree plus 9 years of relevant work experience; or a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related Engineering/Technical degree plus 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Graphical User Interface (GUI) Design and Development
  • Experience with Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
  • Experience with Linux-based User Interface Design and Development
  • Experience with Qt
  • UX/UI Experience
  • Experience with RedHat Operating Systems
  • Experience with leading a technical team
  • Experience with regression testing, unit testing and automated testing
  • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch
  • Experience working on Department of Defense (DOD) software development efforts
  • Experience in the field of Electronic Warfare (EW)
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
-Health Plan
- Savings Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Additional benefits including Education Assistance &Training and Development
- 9/80 Schedule at Many Sites
https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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