Sr Principal Engineer Software 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Do you like rockets? Are you interested in the future of the aerospace market? This is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual interested in performing and leading software development for an interceptor system. Come be a part of a team developing flight software solutions that contribute the nation's security.

The Software Engineering team is hiring for an Aegis Weapon System(AWS) Software Integration Lead position located in Chandler, AZ. This is a Senior Leadership role to integrate Northrop Grumman weapon (sensor and effector) development into the Aegis Weapon System (AWS). Experience in Integrating with AWS system and subsystem requirements, including clear decomposition of Top Level Requirements into current and future AWS sensors and effectors. Experience leading and developing End-To-End simulation within the AWS Framework, with emphasis on driving Northrop Grumman designs to include performance and producibility constraints, effective digital communication upgrades. Strong communication skills to act as liaison between the Missile Defense Agency, Northrop Grumman and Aegis Weapon System lead and other subcontractors to drive optimized solution, drive clear interface requirements and contract details.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 9 years of related engineering experience or Master's Degree and 7 years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. and 4 years of related engineering experience

  • Ability to obtain Secret security clearance

  • Aegis Weapon System(AWS) Software Integration

  • Experience with software project leadership

  • Software development experience

  • Experience in embedded real-time software requirements and interface development processes, integration

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Experience leading and developing End-To-End simulation within the AWS Framework

  • Experience with real time operating systems (RTOS) environments including LynxOS, VxWorks, Integrity or other equivalent RTOS

  • Familiarity with DOORS (Requirement Management System), Jira, BitBucket, Confluence, Cameo (architecture)

  • Experience with space craft or launch systems software development

  • Experience interfacing with customers, Program management, and AWS contractors

  • Integration experience within multi domain real time embedded simulations platoforms

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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