Northrop Grumman Principal Software Test Embedded Engineer in Plymouth, Minnesota
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Northrop Grumman in Plymouth, MN is seeking a Principal Software Test Embedded Engineer .
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. The Software Test Lead will ensure that, through comprehensive testing, high quality software is developed and delivered. The test lead will oversee all software Formal Qualification Testing (FQT) and will be responsible for performing FQT for a subset of the active programs.
Analyze and understand software requirements to generate a clear test plan and detailed test procedures
Develop automated test using LabVIEW & various lab equipment
Hold test readiness review and perform Formal Qualification Test (FQT) of real-time embedded software
Concisely and accurately report technical details & status and document each phase of software test
Generate clear and professional documentation; test plans, test descriptions and test reports
Present test plans, status, and results at customer program technical reviews
Manage software test budgets, schedules and resources
Assume responsibility for the automated FQT test station; provide innovative recommendations for improvement; ensure that it meets technical needs for testing
Provide cost estimates and technical approach for future software test activities
Mentor new software test engineers
Follow and promote CMMI compliant software processes
Additional responsibilities may include software development:
Design real time embedded C/C++ code for Microchip, Atmel, or TI microprocessor/DSP.
Generate and unit test code using IAR Integrated Development Environment, Code Composer or equivalent on a custom breadboard in a lab setting.
Bachelor's degree in Computer /Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 5 years of experience with BS, or 3 years of experience with MS
Familiarity with software Formal Qualification Test process and documentation
Experience creating automated tests for embedded software using LabVIEW
Comfortable in a lab environment working with tools such as function generators and oscilloscopes
Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks
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
8-12 years of experience with BS, or 5-10 years of experience with MS
Minimum of 3 years of experience performing requirement testing of embedded software
Familiarity with AS9100 and CMMI Level 3 standard practices and lifecycle processes
Experience developing embedded C/C++ software
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Job Category : Engineering