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Principal Software Engineer - AFMC System Integration and Test

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32910 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/16/2019

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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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:
  • Work with test engineers, software developers, and systems engineers to establish and develop test methods and techniques

  • Perform integration testing, regression testing, and formal qualification testing in an agile software development environment

  • Document software problems and verify fixes
  • Design, develop, and maintain software test plans, software test cases, software test procedures, and automated software tests in compliance with program functional, technical, and performance requirements

  • Troubleshoot and modify test tools and scripts
  • Generate software test data, perform test analysis, and develop test documentation

  • Participate in formal software inspection process, customer meetings and user events

  • Provide support to customer testers during acceptance testing, including test procedure walkthroughs, documentation of testing issues and test results, and answering questions on system functionality

  • Act as a resourceful point of contact to test teams to develop test plans/procedures

  • Provide support to interdisciplinary technical interchange meetings

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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience in software engineering OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of experience in software engineering

  • PhD degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 0 years of experience in software engineering

  • Demonstrated experience using Linux
  • An interim DoD secret clearance at a MINIMUM to be considered, with the ability to obtain and maintain a full DoD secret level clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software validation project planning and scheduling

  • Metric collection and presentation

  • Software test planning for embedded systems

  • Automated test development

  • Conducting formal qualification testing

  • Automated test tools and automated test development

  • Test data acquisition and archiving

  • DOORS and requirements traceability

  • Demonstration, test, inspection, analysis techniques used for validation of high assurance software requirements

  • Systems integration, especially software/hardware integration

  • Scripting languages such as Python

  • Experience with Ada and/or C++

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite and add-ons like JIRA, Git, and Confluence

  • Experience with the Agile software development process

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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Location Melbourne, FL, 32910, United States
Categories Engineering

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