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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Embedded Software Engineer - Secure Processing in Morrisville, North Carolina

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is a leading global provider of secure software-defined, hardware enabled mission systems. Our company is pioneering capabilities in a wide variety of sectors that keep our nation and our allies safe from Undersea to Space and Cyberspace.

NGMS is seeing an Senior Principal Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer to work within a team that is responsible for writing device drivers, middleware, and application development for Linux and/or VxWorks Platforms. The work will involve design, development, integration, debugging, and verification of software and drivers in C/C++ and in an agile environment. The person will interface with systems engineering to develop flow down software requirements and technical specifications. This person will help to identify risks, suggest mitigation, track defects and develop resolutions and report status. This person will also assist in the development and execution unit, building verification test plans, as well as tracking and reporting test status.

This position is located in Morrisville, NC.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other related STEM discipline with at least 9 years of professional experience in related industry or 7 years with MS degree; 4 years with PhD

  • Proficiency in C/C++ and real-time processing including: processes threads, scheduling, synchronization mechanisms and memory management required

  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance required

  • Familiarity with a structured process driven software development environment including peer reviews of all work products, using a revision control system, defect tracking and build release practices required

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance with Special Access Programs (SAP) prior to starting employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with development drivers and middleware (RTOS, Linux and/or VxWorks) and anti-tampering (cryptographic, secure comms, logging, SW deployment) is preferred

  • Experience with test framework/application and system verification

  • Active US Security Clearance at a Secret level or above

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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