Staff Engineer Embedded Software Baltimore, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking a Staff Embedded Software engineer with the desire to learn new technologies to join our innovative Software Technologies Organization to help develop, enhance, and maintain software on cutting edge products and systems. Candidates will work on software systems for mission systems in all phases of the software development lifecycle, primarily in C/C++.

This position is in Linthicum, MD.

Summary of Role:

As a Staff Embedded Software Engineer within the Software and Digital Technologies Organization you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Perform the role of a software architect across all phases of the system development lifecycle. This role has a large emphasis on software design, planning, and leadership of a small team in implementation of the design. It will require significant interfacing with customers and other technical and support personnel as well as play a consulting role with other systems utilizing the same product line technology. The candidate will also be responsible for applying the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying risks, suggesting mitigation, tracking defects, developing resolutions, and reporting status.

  • Develop and execute unit tests and build verification test plans, and track and report test status.

  • Conduct reviews of software related products, software designs, and additional technical documents.

  • Active participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT), design reviews, and other reviews, as required.

  • Actively participate in the technical peer reviews to ensure system/software requirements are being met from an end-to-end system point of view.

Basic Qualifications for the Staff Embedded Software Engineer:

  • 14 years of relevant professional experience with a bachelor's degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other STEM discipline; 12 years with Masters; 9 years with a PhD

  • Additional four years in lieu of degree.

  • Experience working in C/C++ Proficiency in working with real time embedded software.

  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance is required

  • U.S Citizenship

  • Interim Secret or Secret clearance required to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in real-time embedded software development knowledge of Radar, Electronic Warfare, or Space technologies

  • Experience in algorithmic application development and optimization

  • Experience with VxWorks and/or Linux Operating Systems

  • Experience with Visual Studio

  • Experience with MATLAB

  • Experience with Coverity and/or KlocWork tools

  • Experience in Open Architecture Solutions

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool set, Kubernetes, Model Based Engineering, and DevSecOps best practices.

This position is contingent upon Clearance Transfer prior to starting.

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. There is also the option for a 4/10 or 5/40 schedule.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

Salary Range: $153,600 - $230,400

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.

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.