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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Embedded Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Real Time Embedded Software Engineer. This position will be located in Colorado Springs and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

The Software Engineer is responsible for developing software for the C&L Software Team. Using DevOps and Agile methodologies you will be constantly optimizing systems and services for security, automation, and performance/availability, while ensuring solutions developed adhere and align to the baseline systems designs, configuration management, and architecture standards. You will work closely in a DevOps environment with the program personnel to ensure smooth execution of continuous integration and test. You will will work on software systems primarily in C/C++ with a focus toward embedded design.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of experience; 3 Years with Masters;

  • Direct experience implementing embedded software in real-time systems

  • Experience with low level Operating System drivers, boot-up, and hardware integration

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with a re-investigation date of less than 6 years.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with a re-investigation date of less than 6 years.

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, etc) for Agile development and continuous integration

  • Experience with Linux (Redhat) (Servers and Workstations)

  • Implementation experience with command and control systems

  • Automation experience via scripting (e.g. Perl, Python, etc)

  • SonarQube experience

  • Experience with real-time O/S on Single Board Computers, e.g., Wind River, Green Hills

  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (Requirements, Design, Implementation and Integration & Test)

  • Experience with C/C++ Experience with DO-178C standards and levels

  • Experience operating in test lab systems

  • Experience documenting configuration of systems, including troubleshooting approach/methodology

  • Experience with command and control, missile, launch, and/or warning systems

  • Experience with hardware and working closely with hardware engineers

Salary Ranges Minimum $92,000

Salary Maximum $138,000

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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