Avionics Software Engineer Level 4 - C/C++/Matlab/Simulink

Northrop Grumman
Elkton, MD
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10020721Category: EngineeringLocation: Elkton - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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.Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an Avionics Software Engineer Level 4 - C/C++/Matlab/Simulink for our Elkton, Maryland location.The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise. Description:Northrop Grumman is seeking a Software Engineer to develop software and embedded systems and real time Linux test environments. Based on specifications and goal"A' oriented objectives, design, develop, create and modify control algorithms and test environments, and verify compliance to system level requirements. Coordinates with members of multi"A' functional teams to develop innovative solutions for production test systems, ground support equipment and flight hardware.Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Software Engineer Level 4:Requires a Bachelor's degree in Software development, Mechanical Engineering (with a controls specialization), Electrical Engineering (with a controls specialization), or Controls Engineering (or similar degree / experience) from an accredited college with a minimum of 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years professional experience with a related Master's degree or PhD in Engineering & 4 years.Strong skillsets in programming in C / C++.Strong experience with Matlab and Simulink modeling and programming.Experience developing real time control systems for measurement and test in the Linux environment.Defines development test plans and methods to ensure a robust design is achieved and validates the design against customer, internal and regulatory / government requirements.Has strong analytical skills and the ability organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks.Is able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Comfortable in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment.Is able to communicate clearly and effectively to cross-functional team members. Has strong writing skills and is proficient at documenting design and analysis reports as well as test reports.Position may require occasional travel to meet with various customers, in both government and industry, and to interface with suppliers.Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.Preferred Skills:Applies research to the planning, design, development and testing of control laws and control systems for use in space and military applications. Is able to develop design solutions to meet difficult performance requirements.Develops detailed specifications from high level design goals and performs analysis of the hardware, system environment and design goals to enable selection and implementation of the desired system topology.Presents assigned work at program technical reviews, proposals, or other technical meetings.Possesses strong interpersonal skills to work effectively within a development team to understand system level interdependencies and design constraints.Experience with the use of various FPGAs and the development of Real Time multi-threaded code within the corresponding IDE.Experience working in a cross functional environment (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, test engineering, production engineering, etc.) to translate customer requirements and functional block diagrams into realized control models. Review and update control system requirements to meet system level performance objectives. Conduct trade studies and identify and present alternate design options.Experience with Systems Engineering principlesExperience with following standards: NPR7150.2, DO-178C, DO-254, CMMI.Knowledge of Open System Architecture (OSA) and Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor"Salary Range: 120000 - 180000Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.