Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 4 in Azusa, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Engineer Software 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Azusa, CA.

The candidate will work with an outstanding team to perform trade studies, requirements analysis and development the high level design of the flight software which performs satellite payload on-orbit missions. As a Software Engineering Architect, the candidate will perform as an expert in technical discussions on key technological decisions involving the flight software and the payload missions. Strong presentation and writing skills are essential. Long term tasking includes developing an in depth knowledge of the overall system to gain core competency to support the payload design, development and operations for early orbit testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering orMathematics) with 9 years of experience in software architecture, design, development and/ or implementation; OR Masters Degree in STEM with 7 years of experience in software architecture, design, development and/ or implementation; OR PhD with 4 years of experience in in software architecture, design, development and/ or implementation.

  • Experience with defining software requirements

  • Experience with real-time programming

  • Experience with Object-Oriented programming

  • Experience with C++ programming languages

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in an engineering environment

  • Experience with IBM Doors for requirements management

  • Experience with IBM Rational Rhapsody software design and modeling tools

  • Experience with VxWorks

  • Experience with static analysis tools

  • Experience with as a technical lead in an Integrated Product Team environment

  • Experience with Spacecraft-to-Payload software interface

  • Experience with Ground-to-Space software interface

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret with SCI Access

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.