Principal Embedded Software Product Owner /Sr Principal Embedded Software Product OwnerLinthicum, MD

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.

Job Duties:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is seeking an Agile Product Owner (PO) at the Senior Principal Embedded Software Engineer level to support the Advanced Processing Solutions Organization.

The selected Product Owner will oversee the standup of our Generation 3 core software baseline. The Product Owner must successfully interact with customers, program leadership, and peer engineering organizations to understand requirements, use cases, program constraints, and business timelines. The PO will direct a team of engineers to implement and deliver those needs within schedule and cost constraints. The selected PO will develop and maintain planning material including a roadmap of activities for the coming year. The PO will be responsible for status reporting to program management and customers. The Product Owner will provide accurate and timely updates on risks, technical issues, and progress. The selected Product Owner will also interface with architects and systems engineers to ensure technical designs meet customer requirements.

Basic Qualifications at the Principal Level:

  • U.S Citizenship

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, a master's with 3 years, or a PhD and 0 yrs of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.

  • Experience with good Agile (Scrum) team execution and principles

  • Experience developing, delivering, and supporting a secure embedded product

  • Demonstrated experience in presenting technical c ontent to customers through both written and verbal means.

Basic Qualifications at the Senior Principal Level

  • U.S Citizenship

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, a master's degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related technical fields.

  • Experience with good Agile (Scrum) team execution and principles

  • Experience developing, delivering, and supporting a secure embedded product

  • Demonstrated experience in presenting technical c ontent to customers through both written and verbal means.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong C/C++ background, Python background, and some knowledge in JAVA, JVM & RMI .

  • Experience with SW tools: Git, Atlassian suite (BitBucket, Confluence, Jira), Jenkins, static & dynamic code analysis (i.e., SonarQube)

  • Applied cryptography and middleware experience (e.g., OpenSSL, TLS)

  • Device Driver development

  • Size and speed optimizing software for embedded platforms.

  • Modifying and integrating open-source software

  • DevOps practices and tools.

This position is contingent on DoD Secret Transfer and the eligibility to obtain a SAP (Program Access) Clearance

Salary Range: $97,500 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $121,000 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.