Senior-Level Embedded Software Engineer Cincinnati, OH

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.

Join Northrop Grumman - Cincinnati (aka Xetron), part of Mission Systems sector, focused on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. As a small Operating Unit of the larger Northrop Grumman Corporation, located in Cincinnati Ohio, Xetron is a rare example of a company with a small business culture operating collaboratively with its larger business entity. This unique relationship offers employees the ability to literally know everyone at the site at a personal level while still working on technologies and products that are beyond state-of-the-art. You'll get the opportunity to wrestle with the next big problems in an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation, sharing your expertise with team members at all levels.

We are seeking early career, cleared or clearable, senior-level Embedded Software Engineers to lead development of our sensor, communication, and cyber systems in Cincinnati, OH.

Engineers here are part of multi-disciplinary program teams implementing next-generation, specialized communication systems and sensing systems critical to US intelligence customers and allies. Team members conduct all phases of these programs, including requirements generation, hardware-selection, software development, and system integration and test.

Programs at Northrop Grumman in Cincinnati are engineering intensive, rapid-schedule jobs for diverse SIGINT/EW and Cyber applications. Research and solve problems in the areas of advanced waveform development, low size, weight, and power (low SWaP) processing systems, specialized space communication payloads, and persistent signal surveillance systems.

Our employees take advantage of Northrop Grumman's flexible work arrangements, including 9/80 schedules and 4/10 schedules. We offer training and learning opportunities supporting technical and personal growth in al business areas that benefit our customers. Northrop Grumman offers competitive benefits including 401k matching!

Are you seeking a challenging role with a strong team? Come define possible with us in Cincinnati!

Basic Qualifications for Staff Embedded Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in science, engineering, or related field with 14 Years of experience; or 12 years with a Masters (MS) degree; or 9 years with a PhD

  • Experience with C, C++, and embedded assembly languages such as ARM, PIC, and AVR

  • Experience with embedded systems development environments such as Xilinx SDK, TI Code Composer Studio, IAR Embedded Workbench, and the GNU compiler collection (GCC) and associated tools

  • Experience with embedded systems debugging and system analysis tools such as. JTAG emulators, remote GDB servers, USB or benchtop logic analyzers)

  • Technical leadership experience of small (3+) teams of engineers

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance prior to starting employment (we will sponsor).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Experience with embedded communications protocols such as SPI, I2C, RS-232, CAN, SpaceWire, and MIL-STD-1553B

  • Interest in digital signal processing (DSP)

  • Experience with GNU Radio or other software-defined radio (SDR) platforms

  • Proficient with MATLAB/Octave

  • Experience with embedded real-time operating systems (RTOS) such as FreeRTOS, VxWorks, or Linux with PREEMPT_RT

  • Development of networking protocols such as TCP/IP and UDP

  • Modern software development proc

Salary Range: $161,000 - $241,600

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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