Principal / Sr. Principal Embedded Software EngineerCamarillo, CA

Requisition ID: R10162984

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Camarillo, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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 is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

At Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

The Software Team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer based out of Camarillo, CA. If you are an experienced embedded real-time Software Engineer or Software Developer, WE WANT YOU! Join our team and support our EA-18G and Growler Block II Programs. All Software tasking will be performed on-site at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Point Mugu and our Northrop Grumman Camarillo, CA office.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Embedded real-time system software development

  • Work in Waterfall and Agile environments

  • Resolve software and system defects

  • Collaborate with our customer, internal NGC sites and other disciplines

  • Participate and contribute to peer/code reviews, critical milestone reviews, and technical interchange meetings

  • Tools utilized are project-dependent and may include various VM/CM tools such as Rational ClearCase and ClearQuest, GIT, Bitbucket, Jira, SourceTree, Confluence, MFS, Rhapsody/UML for design, DOORs, etc.

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

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer:

  • BS degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 5 years of experience; or Master’s degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 3 years of experience; Or PHD a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Experience with a higher order programming language such as C/C++ Experience with object-oriented development

  • Ability to function as a member of an integrated team

  • US citizenship required

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer:

  • BS degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 9 years of experience; or Master’s degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 7 years of experience; Or PHD a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 4 years of experience.

  • Experience with a higher order programming language such as C/C++ Experience with object-oriented development

  • Ability to function as a member of an integrated team

  • US citizenship required

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication and customer service skills in a teamwork environment

  • Experience working full software life-cycle experience on a large-scale, formal DoD program

  • Real-time embedded software development/embedded software system experience

  • Experience programming ADA programming language

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Electronic Warfare system development and design experience

This position is contingent upon clearance.

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.