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Northrop Grumman Engineer Embedded Software in Plymouth, Minnesota

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Northrop Grumman has an exciting opening for a talented Embedded Software Engineer within the Armament Systems Business Unit based in Plymouth, MN.

Position Overview

The development of innovative and intelligent armament systems, designed to protect and enable our armed forces, is accelerating. This has increased the need for engineers who have a passion for technology development, paired with demonstrated expertise in process excellence . These engineers will drive to continually outperform the competition and exceed customer expectations while acting with integrity, loyalty, and respect .

The Software Engineer is an integral part of each product development team. Involvement begins at system requirement definition and continues through system verification and test.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop real time embedded C/C++ code for Microchip, Atmel, or TI microprocessor/DSP per specifications defining the capabilities and interfaces

  • Generate and unit test code using IAR Integrated Development Environment, Code Composer or equivalent on a custom breadboard in a lab setting. Integrate multiple software items into a reliable working system

  • Contribute to creation of clear and professional plan, specification, design, test and release documentation per DoD standards

  • Create PC support applications / tools using Visual Studio, MATLAB, LabVIEW, python, etc.

  • Perform various types of analysis such as data analysis and throughput analysis

  • Follow CMMI compliant software processes


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with BS degree or no minimum experience with MS degree

  • Familiarity working with embedded real time software systems in close coordination with Electrical Engineering.

  • Comfortable in a lab environment working with tools such as function generators and oscilloscopes

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently with some oversight

  • Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to present data and information to large audiences

  • Proficient use of personal computers using the Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and qualify for a U.S. Government security clearance

Please note: Applicants with more or less experience than the amount specified above (within reason) are encouraged to apply. The job level is somewhat adaptable.

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Job Category : Engineering