Northrop Grumman PARCS Engineer Software 3 in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber security, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a position on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radars (SMORS) program. This position will be located at Cavalier AFS, ND, in support of sustainment and modernization activities related to the PARCS radar. In this position, the engineer will:

  • Work as a member of a distributed SW team to provide engineering solutions, including emergency/urgent depot-level maintenance requests, software version releases, and SW tool enhancements.

  • Participate in requirements derivation, analysis, system/software design, technical milestone review development/delivery, software implementation to include static code analysis, unit-level software testing and documentation, supporting system integration, contractor developmental test and evaluation and test acceptance.

  • Perform/support Rapid software defect root cause analysis and solution development.

Some travel may be required to support activities at SMORS program headquarters in Colorado Springs, but the majority of work will be provided from Cavalier AFS, ND.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 6 years or more of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with Master's degree in a related discipline.

  • Candidate must have hands-on development experience for OO/C++ applications in a UNIX/Linux platform environment

  • Must have strong organization skills to prioritize assigned work and meet deadlines

  • Must be detail-oriented

  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship

  • Must have a DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the PARCS radar located at Cavalier AFS, ND.

  • Familiarity with the PARCS Development Data Processor.

  • Experience developing real-time Object-Oriented Software architectures, with C++ implementation.

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.

  • Familiarity with Phased Array Radar technology.

  • Experience in the use of the Atlassian tool suite.

  • Experience utilizing model based systems engineering and software design methodologies (SYSML/UML).

  • Candidate should have good written and communication skills

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.