Northrop Grumman 2019 - Engineer Embedded Software 1 in Hill AFB, Utah
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Northrop Grumman is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer 1. This position will be located at our Technology Services Sector in Ogden or Hill AFB, Utah. The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's ICBM Weapon Systems and/or Aircraft Software Embedded Systems Programs. The selected candidate will work with embedded computer systems.
As a Professional Development Program (PDP) candidate, you will participate in a three year rotational training program to develop competencies in a variety of specializations. You'll participate in assignments that will leverage your degree and academic experience.
The PDP rotations offer the opportunity to experience a variety of job assignments before making a commitment to a particular position. The assignments will provide valuable experiences that will broaden the participant's knowledge of the business and help guide each individual in obtaining his/her career goals. The program will support the individual's growth through training, skill development, and networking opportunities. This program gives its participants the ability to choose their assignments from a variety of departments based on their skills, areas of interest, and availability.
Roles and Responsibilities
Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of embedded electronic equipment and systems
Establish embedded systems requirements and subsequently design and develop embedded hardware and software systems with accompanying integration testing
Performing trade studies, document embedded system architectures, analyze system performance
Evaluate Supplier Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) with regard to potential suppliers' current and future products offerings, develop supplier evaluation criteria and conduct technical evaluations documentation evaluation results against established selection criteria
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and have the ability to work in collaborative/team settings across all levels
Be completing or has completed their Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution.
Be majoring or having majored in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile
Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Top Secret clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
Current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance
Knowledge and/or application of general electrical, computer or software engineering principles, theories and concepts
Knowledge or experience with system level testing methodologies
Familiarity with designing, building, integrating and testing embedded system microcontroller circuits and devices
Understanding of microcontroller and microprocessor fundamentals
Basic experience with FPGAs, ASICs and Digital Signal Processing
Experience developing software architectures for embedded systems including software integration and system programming using languages
Experience using C, C++, C#, ADA, and FORTRAN programming languages
Experience in the military aerospace development environment
Demonstrated performance, leadership and customer support
Familiarity with process/procedure development and generation of hardware and software system specifications
Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems
Responsible, self-sufficient engineer capable of performing tasks with general guidance
Demonstrated communication skills including technical writing and verbal communication
Strong communication skills including technical writing and verbal presentations
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