Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer in Chandler, Arizona

Principal Software Engineer

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:PG20180612-49184

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

  • Job Description:

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the design, implementation, and execution of verification test procedures for launch vehicle embedded software, launch support software, simulation software, and test tools. This includes development and management of software requirements, test case design and test procedure development and execution, and analysis and verification of test artifacts. Other responsibilities will include participation in other software process activities such as peer reviews, integration testing, and configuration management.

Required Education/Experience:An active security clearance, or the ability to obtain a security clearance is required- A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science or Engineering- Minimum ten (10) years of related experience is required

  • Recent experience with requirements-based avionics software verification/testing

  • Experience with full software life-cycle development

  • Experience with CMMI/SEI or equivalent software development process

  • Proficiency with Linux and Linux scripting languages (shell, Perl, Expect, Python, etc.)- Excellent written and verbal communication skillsPreferred Qualification for Job Posting:

  • Proficiency with hardware/software analysis tools (logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, emulators, etc.)

  • Proficiency with MATLAB computing environment and script programming- Familiarity with DOORS Requirement Management System and Rational Synergy & Change- Familiarity with RTOS and low-level device driver development and verification

  • Experience with space craft or launch systems subsystem software verification

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 7 years or Masters in Engineering & 5 years or PhD & 2 years.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years