Software Engineer 2

Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector team is seeking talented and highly motivated Software Engineers to perform prototyping and development of next generation advanced UAV Control and Mission Management Software.

This project involves the design and demonstration of algorithms in hands on environment through the use of micro-UAVs, surrogate aircrafts, and large scale software simulations. Software products and algorithms are further matured through integration with many programs such as UCAS-D, UCLASS, UCI, OMS, etc.

The ideal candidate will have software development experience in C / JAVA programming, GUI development, complex algorithm development, and hands-on HW/SW integration skills in a lab and demonstration environment.

Primary responsibilities will be design, development, integration and testing of the prototype software. This position offers a lot of growth opportunities to work with other highly energetic team members both within the immediate the team as well as coordinate collaborative development across projects and teams.

Basic Qualifications:

BS in Computer Science or STEM degree plus minimum 2 years coding development experience with one of the following: C or JAVA.

Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Security Clearance. Must have an Interim Clearance to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

MS in Computer Science or STEM degree.

Experience using Red Hat Linux

Familiar with standards as UCI/OMS.

Able to quickly learn and adapt to new tools and development environments.

Experience with software design for autonomous unmanned vehicles (either real time embedded software or command and control interface)

Flight test experience

Familiarity with air traffic control in carrier controlled airspace

Familiarity with UAV operations in A2/AD environments

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