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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Engr S/W in Palmdale, California

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Engineer Software (4) for a position located at Palmdale, CA. Successful candidate will design, develop, document, test and debug application 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Science with 9 years of job related experience; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. 13 relevant

experience to the Aviation and Aerospace industry may be used in lieu of the additional education requirement

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support

on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days- a-week, and 365 days a year.

  • Experienced and complete understanding of Sequel

  • Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel. Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer

furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location.

  • Must possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance and be able to maintain that clearance and has the ability to

obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Requirements Capture

  • Test and Implementation

  • Integrated Maintenance Data System

  • Unix/Solaris Operating Systems and Principles

  • Group policy design, testing and implementation

  • Oracle RAC

  • Virtualization

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