Embedded Software Engineer- Principal/Sr. PrincipalAnnapolis, MD

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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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) Software Department at Northrop Grumman Oceanic is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer.

What You'll get to Do:

The Embedded Software E ngineer will be responsible for designing and implementing software solutions for a broad range of embedded applications. The selected engineer will support varied product lines including AI image processing exploitation, digital signal processing, autonomous vehicle software, command and control, Man-Machine Interfaces, sensor/SONAR systems and simulation/stimulation.

Underseas projects use a variety of state of the art software tools, including Yockto Project or similar full-system embedded Linux build tools, Qt, Jenkins, Docker, Java, javascript, web app and network programming tools.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Development of software functional components, algorithms, device controllers, and graphical user interfaces

  • Develop prototypes, demonstrations and proposals

  • Work in a collaborative Agile software development team environment with continuous integration and test frameworks

  • Assignments may involve any or all of the phases of software development requirements analysis, design, coding, unit testing, integration, acceptance testing and customer support

  • Assignments may involve leading small development teams and mentoring junior engineers.

This is a multi-level requisition; offers will be made commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications. This position is contingent upon clearance.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline with 5 years of software engineering experience (3 years for MS degree, 0 years for PhD)

  • US Citizenship is required with an active TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • Experience in software development using C++ and/or Python

  • Strong Linux and C++ is a must

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Level:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline with 9+ years of software engineering experience (7 years for MS degree, 4 years for PhD)

  • US Citizenship is required with an active TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • Experience in software development using C++ and/or Python

  • Strong Linux and C++ is a must

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Apache Kafka

  • QT for GUI development

  • Github experience

  • Gitlab experience

  • Soft skills and presentation delivery as a Lead.

  • MS degree in STEM discipline

  • Embedded software system development

  • Experience with sonar or other digital signal processing systems and applications

What We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which 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 benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.