Sr Principal Embedded Software Engineer Chandler, AZ

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.

Do you like rockets? Would you like to be part of the future of aerospace? This is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual interested in performing and leading software development for target rocket systems. Come be a part of a team contributing the nation's security!

The Software Engineering team is hiring for a Sr. Principal Embedded Software Engineer, located in Chandler, Arizona .

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience; OR a Master's degree in STEM with 7 years of related engineering experience, or a PhD in STEM with 4 years of related experience.

  • Object Oriented (OO) software development experience with the C++ programming language

  • Embedded real time operating systems (RTOS) environments (LynxOS, VxWorks, Integrity, …)

  • Full software development lifecycle

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Active Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree Computer Engineering

  • Current and active Secret clearance

  • Linux based software development

  • Spacecraft or launch systems software development

  • Avionics Telemetry

  • PowerPC processors (PPC 750, 8280)

  • Symmetric Multiprocessing on real time Linux

  • Digital communications protocols (Ethernet, RS422, CAN, etc)

  • Jira, Bitbucket, DOORS (Requirement Management)

  • CMM/SEI or equivalent software development process

Salary Range: $112,000 - $168,000

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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