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

Basic Qualifications:

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)

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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.