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Northrop Grumman Simulation Software Engineer--Top Secret Clearance in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems is seeking a Top Secret cleared candidate for simulation software work on large commercial and non commercial space programs. Ideal candidates will have physics-based software modeling background and experience with simulation of aerospace systems and environments. Studies in computer and aerospace engineering expected.

Prior work in an engineering organization and the ability to learn and excel as part of an avionics software development team is beneficial. Programming experience with C/C++ and the ability to debug simulation hardware and software for avionics integration and test environments using common lab equipment is preferred. Excellent writing, reading and speaking skills are expected as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development, test and operations lifecycle. Familiarity with typical spacecraft avionics communication standards and basic electrical engineering practices is beneficial.

The ability to work in a small team setting and effectively communicate with other engineering teams is essential. Experience with Agile and DevSecOps a plus.


· Design, develop and maintain software applications using C, C+ · Develop and direct software system testing procedures, programming and documentation.

· Design tests, collect and analyze data from simulation runs

· Perform other duties as assigned or required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Aerospace, Electrical, Software or Computer Engineering or Physics is required with at least two years of experience, which must include coding within the professional or academic environment.

  • Experience in physics-based software modeling in aerospace environments.

  • C/C++programming experience

  • Ability to debug simulation hardware and software for avionics integration and test

  • An active Top Secret clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile and DevSecOps is preferred

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.

Job Category : Engineering