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Northrop Grumman Principal Embedded Software Engineer (Clearance Required) in Azusa, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking experienced Principal Embedded Software Engineers (Level 3) to join our diverse team, working embedded software development for Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) payload and State of Health (SOH) tools support. This position will be located in Azusa, CA.

(Performance Objectives):

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

· Communicate and work effectively with team members in an agile and dynamic team environment

· Take ownership of tasks assigned by team lead with minimal guidance

· Design, develop, document, test, integrate and debug software written in various computer languages

· Meet project milestones while ensuring software standards are met

· Develop technical solutions to complex problems

· Interface with other groups and subject matter experts within and outside of the project

· Mentor and support junior team members



Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years related experience OR Master's Degree in STEM discipline with 3 years related experience

· Proficiency with C++ or Ada programming language

· Experience in Real-time programming

· Experience in working with Linux or UNIX platforms

· Current and active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience in Object Oriented Design with Ada programming language

· Experience with writing scripts to automate tests on a Linux OS

· Experience in standard Software Engineering processes and development lifecycle including software architecture, design, development, integration, test and verification, including experience in writing software test plans and test procedures

· Experience with software configuration management and version control tools such as ClearCase, Git/GitHub, Subversion

· Demonstrated ability to implement process improvement, streamline activities, and develop efficiencies

· Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills

· Current & active DoD Top Secret security clearance

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.

Job Category : Engineering