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Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman (DOD Skillbridge) - Principal Software Engineer (SW Radio) in Baltimore, Maryland

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week.

Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

  • Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

  • Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

  • Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

• Has served at least 180 days on active duty

• Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

• Will receive an honorable discharge

• Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

• Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

The REDHAWK Center of Excellence is looking for a Cleared Sr. Principal Engineer Embedded S/W (Radio) to assist with supporting our Customer's Software Defined Radio mission. These positions will include a mix of standard server-level as well as embedded systems programming, and the ideal candidate will have a mixture of both experiences.

General Job Duties Include:

  • Designs, develops, operates and maintains software and firmware components and computing systems software to be applied to and integrated with engineering, scientific and manufacturing requirements.

  • Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and products such as laboratory simulation systems, aircraft flight control and display systems, pacemakers, defibrillators, mechanical and electrical systems. Interfaces with customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities for this internship requisition position are:

Internship Description:

The Northrop Grumman Military Veteran Program (NG-MVP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MVP is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and through individual internships during the last 180 days of service. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply for SkillBridge. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in NG-MVP prior to start of internship.

NG-MVP is a program that will bridge the gap for transitioning service members and is held 3 times a year at various Northrop Grumman installations around the country. Service members will gain valuable experience and training throughout their internship with a potential opportunity to gain employment with Northrop Grumman upon completion of active duty service obligation.

NG-MVP Eligibility:

• Has served at least 180 days on active duty

• Is within 180 days of separation or retirement

• Will receive an honorable discharge

• Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

• Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 5 years relevant experience OR Masters Degree with 3 years relevant experience OR PhD, or 9 years of exp in lieu of a degree.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with a willingness and ability to upgrade to a full scope poly

  • Experience and knowledge in RF communications, gnuradio or X-MIDAS

  • Experience writing software in C, C++ with some python experience coding mathematical algorithms from Matlab models or reference material

  • Experience with object oriented methodologies and software application development methodologies in a distributed team environment

  • Messaging techniques such as sockets, UDP, TCP

  • Portable, write-once, run on multiple targets, experience

  • Ability to receive Unit Command approval

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with REDHAWK and/or TOA (Extensive gnuradio or X-MIDAS experience may be able to substitute for RH/TOA)

  • Experience moving software from servers to smaller form factor embedded systems.

  • Embedded platform software development, including Embedded ARM processors in the Xilinx family of FPGAs

  • Code architecture and optimization for performance in embedded processors and systems

  • Interfacing between processors and hardware in the system through register interfaces, messaging stacks and direct processor-fabric interfaces - Low level interrupts - Processor - FPGA and Processor-GPU APIs

  • Debugging and application delivery in embedded systems

  • Software Defined Radio platform experience.

  • Recieved Unit Commander's approvalto participate in DOD SkillBridge

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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