Principal Embedded Software Engineer - Test Equipment Software Design

Northrop Grumman Woodland Hills , CA 91367

Posted 2 months ago

Category: Engineering Location: Woodland Hills, California US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No

  • Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: No Positions Available: 1

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. The Test Equipment Planning & Sustainment team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Embedded Software Engineer based out of Woodland Hills, CA. What You'll get to Do:

  • Implement complex algorithms and integrating software with hardware primarily using software products; object oriented designs (OOD) in C++, Visual Studio environment, and C#.

  • Design and develop new software using object oriented methods.

  • Troubleshoot complex software problems in existing manufacturing equipment, then develop solutions.

  • Maintain and update legacy software applications.

  • Collaborate with hardware engineering, manufacturing engineering and manufacturing end-users to provide robust and user friendly applications.

  • Analyze and document system/software design and requirements.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or STEM related discipline with 5 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in Computer Science or STEM related discipline with 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with formal software life cycle development methodologies, requirements through test.

  • Experience with building software projects using Microsoft Visual Studio and development in C and Object Oriented C++.

  • Comfortable with software development and integration in Lab Environments, and C# & MFC targeting the Windows PC environment.

  • Knowledge of various I/O interfaces and serial communications protocols, including Mil-Std 1553, ARINC 429, IEEE 488, RS-422, Ethernet, A/D, D/A and Discrete I/O.

  • Must be proficient in documenting software architectures and designs using modeling methods and diagramming techniques facilitated by UML, Rhapsody, Mathworks, Simulink, or equivalent methods, processes and toolsets.

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communications as well as good technical and procedural documentation skills.

  • Comfortable working on team projects as well as a sole contributor.

  • Be responsible for documenting all aspects of the projects or programs he/she is assigned.

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agile practices and tools.

  • Experience with Embedded Software environments

  • Greenhills Integrity, VxWorks 653 operating systems.
  • Experience porting legacy Linux and Windows software environments to current operating systems.

  • Experience with the MATLAB programming language.

  • Experience developing software for hardware control & experience with troubleshooting equipment (Oscilloscopes, DMMs).

  • Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA).

  • Experience with development of embedded applications and operating systems including Windows, VxWorks, Green Hills, ARINC-653, Linux and Unix.

  • Experience with development of web-based client-server applications targeting WAMP or Apache, experience with HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, PHP, CSS, Bootstrap, GIT, and scripting such as Python & Pearl.

  • Experience with Mil-Std

  • 1553, ARINC-429, Discrete I/O, and Ethernet protocols.

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 package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

o Education Assistance

o Training and Development

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Principal Embedded Software Engineer - Test Equipment Software Design

Northrop Grumman