Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.
Work in a cross-discipline collaborative environment to develop software for flight/safety-critical and modeling applications
Participate in the full lifecycle of software development to include C coding to high assurance standards
Participate in software integration activities such as debugging on target hardware
Create automated test scripts for formal validations
Create software requirements
Design interface documentation
Support program reviews
Clearance: Although not required to start this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of software engineering experience
OR a Master's Degree in (STEM) with at least 7 years of software engineering experience
OR a PhD. in (STEM) with at least 4 years of software engineering experience
Experience developing software/writing code in C/C
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
Active DoD Secret or Top Secret level clearance
One or more of the following skillsets:
Knowledgeable in high assurance software, flight critical software (DO-178), ARINC standards, CMMI (3-5), hardware/software interfaces, programming of embedded processor utilizing real time operating systems (RTOS), real-time and post processing data analytics, object oriented programming and design pattern
Experience with object-oriented analysis and design
Experience in Automated testing environments
Knowledge of Agile software development
Experience using VxWorks and RTOS development
Experience using VectorCAST
Experience developing software for embedded systems
Python or similar scripting language experience
Experience in Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) / AS9100/ AS9115/ISO-1220
Experience developing processes and metrics for software project
Experience in software development planning
Familiarity with defense acquisition lifecycle
Familiarity with aircraft systems/subsystems architectures (i.e. CNI, vehicle, cockpit)
Familiarity with Safety/Mission Critical/Airworthiness certification criteria
Familiarity with Agile software development
Familiarity with Atlassian tool suite with add-ons (git, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, and Jira)
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.