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Engineer Software / Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman | San Diego CA 92199 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/07/2020

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is located at the Northrop Grumman Rancho Carmel and Spectrum campuses in San Diego, California. Our expertise is in delivering complex secure systems to enable unmanned aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of sensor data collection and analysis, platform command and control, mission planning and execution.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Designs, develops, operates and maintains software and network components and computing systems software to be applied to and integrated with engineering, scientific and manufacturing requirements
• Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and products such as operational ground control stations for unmanned systems and laboratory or training simulation systems
• Supports integration and troubleshooting of existing/legacy applications
• Interfaces with customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel.


"This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below"


"This requisition may be filled at either a Software Engineer or Principal

Software Engineer"

Basic Qualification for Software Engineer requires;
2 years relevant professional experience with BS in Computer Science or related STEM degree; May consider 6 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

Basic Qualification for a Principal Software Engineer requires;
5 years relevant professional experience with BS in Computer Science or related STEM degree; May consider 9 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

Basic Qualifications for both Software Engineer and Principal Software Engineer

• Software development using one or more languages (C++, C#, Java)
• Experience working with real time embedded software
• Team player with strong communication skills
• Current Secret DoD clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance is required
• Familiar with tools such as Rhapsody, DOORS and ClearCase/ClearQuest, Atlassian Development and Collaboration Tools
• Experience with one or more communication protocols (XMPP, REST)
• Experience with one or more data exchange formats (XML, JSON)
• Experience developing and using a scripting language (Python, Perl, Bash)
• Software analysis and debugging using Integrated Development Environment (IDE) application
• Experience with Linux operating system
• Experience with LabVIEW
• Experience with Tactical Data Link processing

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 San Diego, CA, 92199, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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