Staff Embedded Software Engineer Morrisville, NC

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 Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is seeking a Staff Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer to join our Secure Processing team within the Software Technologies Organization.

This role will work in an exciting area of custom use ASIC development. We are working with SoC design, development, and implementation. If you're looking for experience from the lowest level of software development up through userspace applications, this is your place! We offer many opportunities in the secure processing section with significant growth opportunities. Come work on products that help protect America and protect our warfighters!

Job Duties :

The Staff Embedded Software Engineer will join a team of engineers performing new feature development and enhancements, providing secure, embedded solutions to many customer platforms. The selected engineer will aid in the design, development, and integration of complex software solutions in a rapid-pace Agile environment. Primary software solutions in development include C/C++ device drivers, middleware, and application development for Linux and/or VxWorks Platforms. The engineer will interface with architects and systems engineers to develop technical specifications. The engineer will help identify technical risks, support defect resolution, and report status to Agile program leads. This person will also assist in the execution of unit, system, and integrations tests as need. We also have agile leadership roles available for those who qualify.

This position is located onsite at our Morrisville, NC location.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 14 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other STEM discipline; 12 years with Masters; 9 years with a PhD

  • Experience with C/C++ Hands-on experience working in embedded real-time operating systems, both kernel and application side development (e.g., Linux, VxWorks, ZephyrOS, FreeRTOS, Greenhills Integrity)

  • Strong HW/SW integration skills

  • US citizenship

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD secret security clearance and SAP prior to starting employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong C/C++ background, Python background, and some knowledge in JAVA, JVM & RMI

  • Experience working on an Agile (Scrum) team.

  • Tools: Git, Atlassian (BitBucket, Confluence, Jira), Jenkins, static & dynamic code analysis (i.e., SonarQube)

  • Experience developing boot software (First stage bootloader, U-boot, UEFI, etc.) for custom boards.

  • Applied cryptography and middleware experience (e.g., OpenSSL, TLS

  • Experience developing register-level models of hardware IP in SystemC/TLM

  • Experience developing Device Tree files for custom hardware.

  • Experience designing software for custom, microprocessor-based embedded systems.

  • Experience with driver and application development using embedded OS.

  • Size and speed optimizing software for embedded platforms.

  • Modifying and integrating open-source software.

  • DevOps practices and tools.

This position is contingent upon Clearance Transfer and Special Program Access approval prior to starting.

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $150,000 - $225,000

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.

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.