Northrop Grumman Software Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems 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.

Directed Energy (DE) is seeking a Software Engineer for the Auto Bits & Cals IRAD effort. The selected candidate must have demonstrated strong technical experience in embedded software development, integration, and test.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure consistency and quality of software products

  • Basic experience developing embedded software in C and or C+- Assess impacts of proposed engineering changes to the system design and implement engineering changes to the system as required

  • Basic experience with software control of hardware

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM related field (Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field) with 2 years of software engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM related field with 0 years of experience

  • Experience in embedded software development

  • Basic knowledge of communication and signaling protocols for control of low level devices.

  • Software engineering experience developing in C++ and or C.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other STEM discipline

  • Familiar with all phases of the software development life cycle

  • Experience working with system

  • Experience in software control of hardware instrumentation is a plus.

  • Experience in all phases of the software life-cycle, including software design, development, integration and test along with formal qualification testing.

  • Ability to understand software development for both low level applications (e.g., embedded, real-time) and high level applications (mission control software)

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.