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Embedded Software Engineer/Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman | Dulles VA 20189 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/06/2019

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Northrop Grumman is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer who is motivated to learn and excel in an embedded software development environment, is needed for immediate support of National Security Space programs. Qualified candidates would participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as part of teams developing software for both existing and in-development spacecraft programs.
In addition to developing software, candidates should be familiar with basic electrical engineering practices as they apply to integration and debugging of systems in a laboratory setting. The ideal candidate will have expertise in C/C++ programming, hands on experience with realtime operating systems (VxWorks) and be knowledgeable of embedded software development and integration and test of aerospace avionics systems. An understanding of waterfall, spiral and Agile software development processes and continuous integration using Jenkins is valuable. Familiarity and recent use of other open source tools to perform software rapid prototyping is also desirable.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

1. Participate in software requirements review, preliminary and critical design reviews, integration readiness review and software acceptance reviews. Manages and analyzes requirements, and designs, develops and tests complex software systems.
2. Make frequent contact with customers, both internal and external, concerning design, development and maintenance of software. Interact with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters.
3. Act as technical lead for pre-proposal, proposal and existing program efforts. Represent the company as a customer contact on contracts or projects.
4. Work directly with integration and test and other engineering disciplines to resolve complex spacecraft system problems
5. Develop embedded avionics software in support of National Security objectives

This position may be filled at the Software Engineer or the Principal Software Engineer level, depending on experience and qualifications.

Basic Qualifications for Embedded Software Engineer:

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math).
At least two years of Embedded Software Experience.
Active Top Secret Security Clearance.
US Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Embedded Software Engineer:

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math).
At least Five years of Embedded Software Experience.
Active Top Secret Security Clearance.
US Citizenship.

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.

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Location Dulles, VA, 20189, United States
Categories Engineering

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