Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Annapolis, MD
Nov 19, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Full Time
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 (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems. Our company is pioneering capabilities in a wide variety of sectors that keep our nation safe from Undersea to Space and Cyberspace. The Northrop Grumman Undersea Systems is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Embedded Software Engineer to support complex, dynamic maritime programs of strategic importance to our classified business area and National Defense. Candidates will work on software for Mission Systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle, primarily in C/C++. The selected individual will interface with systems engineering to develop flow down software requirements and technical specifications. Responsibilities include identifying risks, suggesting mitigation, tracking defects, developing resolutions, and reporting status. The individual will also be expected to develop and execute unit tests and build verification test plans, and track and report test status. Additionally, the selected individual will conduct reviews of software related products, software designs, and additional technical documents. The responsibilities include active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT), design reviews, and other reviews, as required. The selected individual will actively participate in the 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. All job functions require close teamwork across functional disciplines and integrated product teams in a fast paced environment. This program area is expanding which offers the potential for future growth opportunities (technical lead, software architect, test lead, etc.) for candidates who successfully demonstrate exceptional performance and leadership. This position is located in Annapolis, MD. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other STEM discipline 5+ years of experience in a related industry (3 years with MS; 0 years with PhD) Embedded C/C++ programming experience with knowledge of object-oriented development A current DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance along with willingness to obtain a SSBI with polygraph is required. Preferred Qualifications: Digital Signal Processing Sonar Technologies Machine Learning MATLAB LabView Cross Platform (Windows/Linux) development A current DoD Top Secret/SCI, SSBI with active polygraph 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.