Space Flight Software Principal Embedded Software Engineer / Senior Principal Embedded Software Engi

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum, MD
Aug 12, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10048423 Category: Engineering Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time 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. NGSS is seeking Software Engineers with the desire to learn new technologies to join the Remote Sensing Programs Software team to help develop, enhance, and maintain software on cutting edge space products and systems. The systems the software engineer will be working on are focused on ground mission planning/tasking (ground control systems), sensor command and control (embedded systems), sensor system test (command of test equipment and emulation) and/or sensor data processing (algorithm development/implementation and high-performance computing) for a variety of Space platforms. Selected individuals will work on an agile development team, primarily using C, C++, or Python. The individual will work through all phases of the software development cycle including design, development, integration, and test. All job functions require close teamwork across functional disciplines and integrated product teams in a fast paced environment. The selected individual will conduct reviews of software related products, software designs, and additional technical documents. The responsibilities include active participation in cross-functional scrum teams, design reviews, and other reviews, as required. The selected individual will actively participate in technical peer reviews to ensure system/software requirements are being met from an end to end system point of view. Individuals must be self-starters and able to efficiently operate in a team environment. Existing engineering and system specialists will be made available to assist with any activities associated with executing primary tasking. However, the selected individuals will be expected to prioritize and make recommendations to Technical Leads, as required, to implement tasking assigned. While not all positions will require a clearance to start, all positions are contingent on the candidate's ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI clearance. Positions will be located in Linthicum, MD. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. Basic Qualifications: Principal Engineer: Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline with 5+ years of related experience, or Master's degree with 3+ years of related experience, or PhD Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline with 9+ years of related experience, or Master's degree with 7+ years of related experience, or PhD with 4+ years of related experience, or in lieu of degree, 13+ years of related experience Experience developing in C, C++, and/or Python Experience developing in a Linux environment Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI Design and development of software in a multi-processor environment for real-time embedded Linux Experience as a member of an Agile Scrum team Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) Salary Range: $96,900 USD - $145,300 USD Salary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $180,000 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. US Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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