Northrop Grumman Software Engineer 4 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Software Engineer 4 - Displays to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Position requires a DoD Secret level clearance however, a DoD Interim Secret is okay to start.

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

The E-2D program is seeking a software engineer to support multiple E-2D programs. Their responsibilities would include:

  • Full Lifecycle design, implementation, and unit testing of software

  • Work with various sub teams to integrate functionality with other IPTs

  • Actively participate in code reviews

  • Develop SW products from all phases of SW life cycle.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

Problem Solving: Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Discretion/Latitude: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long- term perspective, for desired results.

Impact: Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

Liaison: Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of software engineering experience OR Master's Degree in Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 7 years of software engineering experience OR a Ph.D. in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 4 years of software engineering experience

  • Experience in C++ or Ada

  • Experience with Linux

  • Demonstrated experiencewith complete software Life Cycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with aircraft systems/subsystems architectures (i.e., CNI, vehicle, cockpit, )

  • Experience with Computer graphics and GUI frameworks.

  • Experience with Agile Development

  • Experience with OpenGL

  • Should be familiar with Atlassian tool suite with add-ons like git and confluence

  • Should be familiar with Agile SW development process

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.