Sr Principal Software Engineer (Lead) Chandler, AZ

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 Chandler is looking for a Sr. Principal Software Engineer IV Lead located in Chandler, AZ.

The candidate will develop staffing plans and schedules, track progress, generate status and metrics, oversee a software development team, and support internal and external program and customer meetings for successful completion of the overall software project.

Candidates should have experience with real-time embedded systems and the full software development lifecycle.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of related working experienceMaster's Degree and 7 Years experience, PhD with 4 years of working experience

  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance

  • Software project leadership

  • Object Oriented (OO) software development experience

  • Experience in embedded real-time software development, debug and test

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Proficiency with Linux and Linux based software development tools

  • Experience with real time operating systems (RTOS) environments including VxWorks, Integrity, LynxOS or other equivalent RTOS

  • Familiarity with DOORS (Requirement Management System), Jira, BitBucket, Confluence

  • Experience with space craft or launch systems software development

Salary Range: $112,000 - $169,000

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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